Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Death to false nostalgia

September 5, 2017

UMass hosts 34th annual Native American Powwow

By Melisa Joseph

April 21, 2015

The University of Massachusetts hosted its 34th annual Native American Powwow Saturday at the Curry Hicks Cage. The event was hosted by the Center for Multicultural Advancement for Student Success, the Josephine White Eagle...

Grant of $206,500 awarded to study Native American traditions

By Julia McLaughlin

November 19, 2014

Sonya Atalay, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, recently received a $206,500 New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to study Native American language and traditions....

Snowboarding as a culture, a pastime and an art

By Kelsey Hebert

November 10, 2014

Snowboarding is surrounded by a unique culture in both its traditions and style. What started out as “snurfing,” or “snow surfing,” by a surfer who had a dream of surfing in the Rocky Mountains during winter, has spiraled...