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The Other Side of Coachella

The Other Side of Coachella

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Advocating for the Sacred in the Digital Age

Advocating for the Sacred in the Digital Age

Melissa Stoner Native American Studies Librarian Ethnic Studies Library In this digital age when some people are asking whether libraries are needed any more, Melissa Stoner can’t imagine life without them. “My aunt worked in the library at the elementary school that I went … MoreRead more about "Advocating for the Sacred in the Digital Age"


UC Berkeley faculty and a librarian share book picks for Native American Heritage Month

UC Berkeley faculty and a librarian share book picks for Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month was a long time coming. In the 1910s, Red Fox James embarked on a state-to-state sojourn on horseback to solicit support for a single day honoring Native Americans, ultimately presenting endorsements from 24 governors to the White House. But it wasn’t … MoreRead more about "UC Berkeley faculty and a librarian share book picks for Native American Heritage Month "


Preserving Native American culture, from Standing Rock to Berkeley

Preserving Native American culture, from Standing Rock to Berkeley

By John Hickey Melissa Stoner and Howard Nez Sr. are related by blood, and always have been. Now more than ever, they’ve also been related by language. He was a language warrior. She is a literary warrior. For his part, Nez was a Navajo code talker. His granddaughter is a librarian. … MoreRead more about "Preserving Native American culture, from Standing Rock to Berkeley"


‘It’s Like Reliving My Past’: Harvard Lawsuit Echoes Previous Fight Over Race and Admissions

‘It’s Like Reliving My Past’: Harvard Lawsuit Echoes Previous Fight Over Race and Admissions

By Mihir Zaveri In March 1990, L. Ling-chi Wang got on a plane to Washington, where he felt that his words were being twisted. Mr. Wang, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, had recently scored a victory when the school acknowledged it disproportionately … MoreRead more about "‘It’s Like Reliving My Past’: Harvard Lawsuit Echoes Previous Fight Over Race and Admissions"


In the Heart Stories: Modern Filipinx American Narrative, Essays, and Work

In the Heart Stories: Modern Filipinx American Narrative, Essays, and Work

Catherine Ceniza Choy - UC Berkeley Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies  Catherine Ceniza Choy is a UC Berkeley Professor and the Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies. An interest in history and writing at a young age grew to a history major in college, doctorate … MoreRead more about "In the Heart Stories: Modern Filipinx American Narrative, Essays, and Work "


Link to news item: The Migrant Caravan and the Midterms

The Migrant Caravan and the Midterms

The Migrant Caravan and the Midterms

To the Editor: While President Trump continues to demonize migrants from Central America, why do we so seldom hear about the causes of this migration north? During the wars in the 1980s, the United States government spent billions of dollars in support of murderous dictators while creating … MoreRead more about "The Migrant Caravan and the Midterms "


UC Berkeley Pilipinx community celebrates life of Grace Asuncion

UC Berkeley Pilipinx community celebrates life of Grace Asuncion

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Native American Studies Alum, Ella Callow, will be Joining UC Berkeley as its ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer

Native American Studies Alum, Ella Callow, will be Joining UC Berkeley as its ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer

To the campus community: I am pleased to share that Ella Callow will be joining UC Berkeley as its ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer this month. The position of ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer evinces UC Berkeley’s commitment to ensuring an inclusive and equitable campus in regards … MoreRead more about "Native American Studies Alum, Ella Callow, will be Joining UC Berkeley as its ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer"