Indigenous Peoples' Day

Ron Sam of the Northern Paiute Tribe, spoke during an event marking Native American Heritage Month at CWI.
October 3, 2019

Mark your calendars for College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Indigenous Peoples' Day event Oct. 14, at 5;30 p.m. at the Nampa Campus Academic Building (NCAB), in room 102E. The featured guest speakers are Ron Sam, a Northern Paiute tribal member from Summit Lake, Nev., and Norm Cavanaugh, a Shoshone tribal member from Duck Valley, Nev. Cavanaugh will be presenting "Native American Beliefs and Contributions" and Sam will be sharing his artistic expression in the form of beading, leatherwork, and drumming. The event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Diversity Committee, Student Engagement, and the Department of Culture, History, and Politics.