Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration

To commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day, the UO Alumni Association and the UO Native American Alumni Association are hosting a series of events on the University of Oregon campus. Join the UOAA and fellow members of the Native Community in the Pacific Northwest for an exhibition, watch party, reception, and panel discussion.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Many Nations–Oregon Tribal Flags Exhibit

View the opening of the Oregon Tribal Flags exhibit at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. The museum will be open from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., and entry is free.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Ducks vs. Huskies Watch party • Time: 4:30 p.m.
John Straub Memorial Hall, Room 156

The Native American Alumni Association, the UOAA, and UO Admissions are hosting a double celebration of spirit and community—a reunion for Native American alumni, students, faculty, family, and friends, at a celebration for Indigenous Peoples’ Day! The reunion will take place at the sacred Many Nations Longhouse, where we will be barbequing and live streaming the UO vs. UW football game. Connect and socialize with fellow Native American Duck alumni and community partners for a memorable celebration. This event is free for all who RSVP by Wednesday, October 28.

Monday, October 10 • Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Reception • 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Many Nations Longhouse

Guests will also have the opportunity to view several exhibits at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, adjacent to the Many Nations Longhouse. 

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 E 15th Ave
Eugene OR 97401

Panel Discussion • 4:30 p.m.
Many Nations Longhouse

Join us for a panel discussion, Native American Mascots in Sports: Challenging the Persistence and Reinforcement of Stereotypes, moderated by Jason Younker, MS '98, PhD '03, the UO's assistant vice president and advisor to the president on sovereignty and government to government relations. Panelists include:
  • Jacqueline Keeler, founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry
  • Se-ah-dom Edmo, Indigenous Ways of Knowing program at Lewis and Clark College 


This event is free. Please RSVP by Sunday, October 2. Click the registration button below, or call 800-245-ALUM to register for this event.


For additional information or late registration, contact Tyde Kaneshiro BS ’15 at or 541-346-9246.