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Native American Studies Program to Host 2023 Peace Tree Ceremony and Fall Forum
The Native American Studies Program at Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will host the Peace Tree Ceremony on October 9 and a forum with Native leaders on October 10 to highlight Native Nations’ ancestral, cultural and historical connections to the land now known as West Virginia.
Calling All Grads to Celebrate at GradFest on May 10th
On May 10, grab your cap and gown and join your fellow Mountaineers on the Downtown area of campus where we'll have activities, giveaways, entertainment and some special guests throughout the day.
2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Wren King
Major: Anthropology, Women’s and Gender Studies, Geography
Minor: Native American Studies
Hometown: Morgantown, WV
Native American Studies Program to host 30th Anniversary Peace Tree Ceremony with Guest of Honor Marie Watt
The West Virginia University Native American Studies Program will hold its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Wednesday, September 21 at 12 p.m. at the WVU Peace Tree located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore Halls. The ceremony is free and the public is invited to attend.
WVU Native American Studies Program annual Peace Tree Ceremony returns with a hybrid celebration
The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University will hold its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. with guest of honor Mervyn L. Tano, an attorney who for the past 25 years has served as president of the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, a law and policy research institution based in Denver.
Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars
The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has recognized 64 outstanding seniors, graduate teaching assistants and graduating Eberly Scholars for their academic achievements in 2020-2021.
Peace Tree Ceremony honors COVID-19 losses in West Virginia
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Native American Studies peace tree ceremony was a small, private event involving just six people. They met at the peace tree outside Martin Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, during Native American Heritage Month. The gathering marked the 28th anniversary of the WVU peace tree, planted by Haudenosaunee (Iroquoian) leaders and commemorated annually by the University community with Native American keynote speakers from tribes throughout the U.S.
WVU announces 2020 Diversity Week events
WVU’s annual Diversity Week, set for October 11-16, 2020, promotes celebration, education and understanding of different identities and experiences present on our campus. Diversity Week is designed to create an atmosphere that provides the WVU community the opportunity to explore different cultures, engage in discussions that bring new perspectives and celebrate the presence of and contributions made by people of all identities and experiences. Our Eberly College students, faculty and staff are offering several events throughout the week. Learn more about Diversity Week and the events below.
West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions
This summer West Virginia 4-H campers learned about the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State.