Join the Office of Tribal Relations and Native American Programs at Washington State University on Monday, October 12, as we celebrate our 3rd annual Indigenous People’s Day.

TIME: 12:10-1:10 p.m.
Doctrine of Discovery with Professor Robert Miller

Professor Robert J. Miller (Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma) is currently a professor at the Sandra Day O’conner College of Law at Arizona State University and serves as interim Chief Justice for the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court of Appeals and Appellate Judge for the Courts of Appeals of the Shawnee Tribe, the Grand Ronde Tribe, and Northwest Inter-Tribal Court System. The “Doctrine of Discovery” was a concept used by European monarchies in order to legitimize the colonization of lands outside of Europe. This also established a spiritual, political, and legal justification for seizure of land not inhabited by Christians. The Doctrine of Discovery has been used to take lands that were occupied by Indigenous People including North America.

Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 987 6803 1350

TIME: 4-5 p.m.
Indian Humor with Steven Paul Judd

Steven Paul Judd (Kiowa/Choctaw) is an award-winning contemporary visual artist and filmmaker. From canvas to photoshop to sides of buildings, Judd will take you on a journey through his films and artwork and his humorous and satirical look at life. His style has earned him a United States Artist Hatch Fellow in Media and two Emmy nominations.

Zoom Link: https://wsu.zoom.usj/97726557798from=msft#success
Meeting ID: 977 2655 7798

TIME: 5-6 p.m.
NAWA, Ku-ah-mah, and APIO – Virtual Game Night

WSU students can join our student groups for a game night including Bingo, Kahoot, and Pictionary. Students can play games and win prizes.

Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 948 8542 2583


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