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Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 2:34 PM
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On Episode 9 in the AAUP podcast series, Stephen M. Gavazzi and John N. Low discuss how institutions are beginning to address and contend with difficult questions about their relationship to Indigenous communities.

Second Tribal College Journal Article Published

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Fri, 05/06/2022 - 2:37 PM
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In the present article, we turn our attention toward SOSU activities centering on the viewpoints of the leaders of those tribal nations whose land was seized and sold to help found The Ohio State University.

Who Knew? Lantern Videography on Land-Grant Universities

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 1:05 PM
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Episode 2 of The Lantern's Who Knew? video series takes us back to the Civil War, when Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act of 1862 into action, and with it, Ohio State into existence.

Article in AAUP

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 8:29 PM
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Stephen M. Gavazzi and John N. Low discuss the massive transfer of wealth from tribal nations that underwrote the founding of land-grant universities, and the hard questions about land-grant institutions' relationships to Indigenous communities.

New Tribal College Journal Article

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Wed, 11/24/2021 - 1:03 PM
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Sparked by the Land-Grab Universities report, a faculty and staff group from The Ohio State University created the Stepping Out and Stepping Up racial justice project to address the dispossession and sale of tribal lands used to fund the establishment of OSU.

Native Heritage Month

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Sat, 10/30/2021 - 11:05 PM
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Featured speaker, Elijah Forbes, is an Odawa Two-Spirited comic artist and community organizer, who works with themes of Indigenous Futurisms, reclaiming power out of trauma, and transgender joy.

Where: Zoom Event

Read full event listing for more details.