Native American Heritage Month at UI

The University of Idaho Native American Student Center is bringing events to the UI campus for Native American Heritage Month. All day on Friday, November 15th, there will be a “Rock Your Mocs and Pendleton Jacket” dress to honor Native American ancestors and Indigenous peoples worldwide. All are welcome to participate, and photos will be taken of the participants at the Native American Student Center from noon to 2:00 pm.

On Wednesday, November 20th, there will be a book presentation and signing at 6:30 pm in the Administration Building auditorium, titled Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu. The authors are Allen V. Pinkham and Steven Ross Evans, with a foreword by Frederick E. Hoxie. The book will be available for purchase, and the presentation and signing are free and open to the public.

On Friday, November 22nd, there will be a weaving presentation and workshop at 5:30 pm in the Idaho Commons Clearwater room. Master Weaver Jenny Williams Omaha and her granddaughter Lydia Skahan Umatilla will lead the event. Materials will be provided for the first 40 people, and those individuals will get to keep their projects. This event is also free and open to the public.

For more information on these events, please contact the Native American Student Center: 208-885-4237 or visit

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