The Daily Eastern News

Don’t celebrate Thanksgiving

Megan Keane, Columnist

November 14, 2018

The fourth Thursday of November annually marks Thanksgiving for most of us. It’s a commercialized holiday that we’re taught originates from the thanks pilgrims gave to the Native Americans. They had a big feast, everybody was friends, they ate corn and turkey. Hopefully, you’ve learned by now how fa...

Photographer discusses cultural issues for indigenous people through photographs

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

February 26, 2018

When photographer Alexandra McNichols-Torroledo began hearing about forced displacement in her home country of Colombia in 2011, she knew that she had to take action. Since then, she has centered much of her work around exploring the forced displacement of the Emebera-Wounaan indigenous people by leftist...

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