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A screenshot of the SDSU Native Resource Centers Community Check-In event. It was held virtually via Zoom for the first time ever on Oct. 13.

Native Resource Center hosts Community Check-In as part of “Week of Action”

by Flower Smith, Staff Writer // October 26, 2020

In celebration of Indigenous People's Day, San Diego State's Native Resource Center held a Community Check-In on Oct. 13 via Zoom as part of their Indigenous...

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Humboldt State University American Indian Studies Department Chair Cutcha Risling Baldy addressed a group about issues of decolonization and the Aztec mascot at a Feb. 20 lecture at SDSU.

American Indian Studies lecture addresses mascot controversy, decolonization

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer // February 25, 2019

When asked to explain the concept of decolonization, Humboldt State University American Indian Studies Department Chair Cutcha Risling Baldy used an analogy...

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A Kumeyaay performance group was present at this years freshman convocation.

Campus ceremonial events embrace Kumeyaay tradition

by Lauren J. Mapp , Staff Writer // September 7, 2018

For the first time in San Diego State’s history, traditional Kumeyaay bird singers opened the New Student and Family Convocation and the All University...

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Crystal Sudano filed discrimination complaints not just against Lecturer Ozzie Monge, but American Indian Studies Dept. Chair David Kamper. Photo illustration by Andrew Dyer.

Chair of American Indian Studies cleared of wrongdoing in discrimination investigation

by Andrew Dyer, Editor in Chief // January 26, 2018
Documents shed light on the series of events surrounding student's complaint against high-profile lecturer and the university's response
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American Indian Studies Lecturer Oscar Ozzie Monge at an Associated Students vote on a resolution to retire the Aztec mascot and moniker in April 2017. Monge has been outspoken in favor of ending the mascot.

Lecturer who was found to have discriminated against white student no longer teaching this semester

by Will Fritz, News Editor // January 17, 2018

The professor who was recently found to have discriminated against a student because of her race by the California Department of Justice will no longer...

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