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Senior political science and economics major Nick Castellano, representing the United States, discusses the issue of ethnic cleansing at the Model United Nation’s event “Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar-Is It Genocide?” Wednesday in the President’s Dining Room. Students represented the five permanent members of the UN’s Security Council—the United States, United Kingdom, France, China and Russia—along with a representative from Myanmar.

MUN considers Myanmar

Senior political science and economics major Nick Castellano, representing the United States, discusses the issue of ethnic cleansing at the Model United Nation’s event “Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar – Is It Genocide?” Wednesday in the President’s Dining Room.

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Senior anthropology major Miriam Rangel and junior psychology major Raeanne Schaffer share an “Indian taco” – a dish made of ground beef, cheese, lettuce and salsa on top of traditional fry bread – at the San Manuel Pow Wow held at California State San Bernadino Friday. A group of six students, led by Assistant Director for Multicultural Affairs Misty Levingston, attended the Native American gathering for a Souljourn trip sponsored the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Celebrating Native American heritage

Senior anthropology major Miriam Rangel and junior psychology major Raeanne Schaffer share an “Indian taco” – a dish made of ground beef, cheese, lettuce and salsa on top of traditional fry bread – at the San Manuel Pow Wow held at California State San Bernardino Friday.

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Kizh tribe chairperson Andrew Teutimez Salas, accompanied by his father, Kizh chief Ernie Teutimez Salas, and other Kizh tribe members, blesses the Eagle staff in a ceremony Monday at Ganesha Park in Pomona to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. The staff is carried the length of North America, from Alaska to Panama, every four years by representatives of each indigenous nation along the way. The Eagle staff eventually meets the Condor staff, which is carried across South America. The event, known as the Peace and Dignity Walk, represents the healing of indigenous people and the continuance of traditional prayer.

Indigenous Peoples Day

Kizh tribe chairperson Andrew Teutimez Salas, accompanied by his father, Kizh chief Ernie Teutimez Salas, and other Kizh tribe members, blesses the Eagle staff in a ceremony Monday at Ganesha Park in Pomona to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

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