UW-Superior to hold Indigenous People's Day celebration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 25, 2023
Contact: Jim Biros, University Marketing and Communications Office
UW-Superior to host Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Superior will hold a celebration for Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, October 9, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Maawanji’idiwin – “The Place Where We Come Together” Medicine Wheel and Community Gathering Area located in the courtyard near the Yellowjacket Union. This family-friendly event is free and open to the community. Refreshments will be provided.
Following the ceremony, UW-Superior students will showcase traditional dance.
In the event of inclement weather, this celebration will move indoors to the Yellowjacket Union.
This celebration is sponsored by UW-Superior’s Department of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The Yellowjacket Union is located at 1605 Catlin Ave. Old Main is located at 1710 Weeks Ave. Link: https://www.uwsuper.edu/event/indigenous-peoples-day celebration-2023-10-09/
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is a nationally recognized public liberal arts institution of more than 2,600 students in the Superior-Duluth, Minnesota, metropolitan area. UW-Superior has more than 60 program offerings, select online and graduate programs, competitive Division III athletics programs, continuing education, research and scholarship programs that support the community and region.