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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center youth dancer watches as a crowd gathers to touch a totem pole and honor the earth together at a mini pow wow in Schenley Plaza on Wednesday.

‘We’re still here’: Pow wow in Oakland honors, celebrates Native American culture through dance

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer September 23, 2022
The pounding of drums boomed through campus as Native American dancers and artisans converged upon Schenley Plaza for a pow wow on Wednesday. The pow wow, a traditional display of Native American culture and heritage, was part of Pitt’s Indigenous Cultural Festival.
Sylvia Rhor Samneigo, a senior lecturer in the History of Art and Architecture Department and UAG director and curator, leads the ‘Object Lesson: Inuit Sculpture’ event Tuesday evening.

Pitt launches Indigenous Cultural Festival with ‘Object Lesson: Inuit Sculpture’

By Alyssa Machi, Staff Writer September 22, 2022
The University Art Gallery showcased an Inuit sculpture by Johnny Inukpuk at an object lesson event on Tuesday as a part of Pitt’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion kick off for its first Indigenous Cultural Festival.

VIDEO: University-sponsored Pow Wow held in Schenley Plaza

September 21, 2022
Pitt and the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center held a mini Pow Wow on Wednesday at Schenley Plaza.
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