Award winning Apsalooka hip-hop/comedy artist Supaman.
POCATELLO — Indigenous Peoples Day is Monday, October 11 at Idaho State University and will be celebrated with a day full of activities.
The first is a sunrise ceremony (open to the public) at 7:30 a.m. Please no filming or photography.
Registration check in starts at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is also available online at https://isu.edu/ipd/register/
Following is a welcoming address to open the event by ISU President Kevin Satterlee and Fort Hall Business Council Chairman Devon Boyer.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member Rudy Soto will do the keynote address at 9:30 a.m.
For lunch, Indian Tacos will be provided by Yola’s Sweet Treats and Anthony’s Navajo Tacos for the first 300 participants. Cultural performances by local Sho-Ban dancers is also set to take place.
A variety of workshops will be presented on the following topics: “Getting to know the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes,” presented by Randy’L Teton; “Decolonizing Your Syllabus: Setting the Tone for a more inclusive course,” presented by Lizz Redd and tribal member Bailey Dann; “Engaging Native Students in Research,” presented by ISU faculty and students; “Honoring Traditional Ways of Knowing to Create Pathways in CTE & STEM” presented by INL’s Jennifer Jackson and tribal member Sunshine Shepherd.
A panel session on “Native American Experiences at ISU” will also take place.
Award winning Apsalooka hip-hop and comedy artist Supaman will present a special musical performance, “Music is Life” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Supaman is a 2017 MTV VMA award winner., Native American Music Award winner and North American Indigenous Image Award winner.
Student poster sessions will take place all day.
Indigenous Peoples Day is sponsored by the ISU Office of the President, Office for Research and Compliance, Native American Student Services, Department of Anthropology, and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.