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Portland State of Mind: Indigenous Solidarity Day Gatherings
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 11:00am to Monday, October 8, 2012 - 8:00pm

Indigenous Solidarity Day Gatherings. Join us for tours of our beautiful building and artwork, a student information fair, Shinny games, Indigenous Peoples of PSU Meet & Greet and Special Guest Speaker Gyasi Ross.

  • NASCC Tours, every hour from 11am– 4pm, check in at the NASCC front desk
  • Stick (Shinny) Games, 12pm-1pm, Blumel Field (corner of 11th and Market)
  • Student Information Fair, 2pm-3pm, NASCC Gathering Area
  • Indigenous Peoples of PSU Meet & Greet, 4pm-6pm (potluck)
  • Gyasi Rooss Speaks and Signs Books, 6:30pm-8:00pm, NASCC Gathering Area


These events are sponsored by: Native American Student Services, Diversity & Multicultural Student Services, PSU’s Chapter of American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and United Indian Students in Higher Education.


Native American Student & Community Center (NASCC), 710 SW Jackson Street, Portland, OR 97201

Free & Open to the Public


Back to Portland State of Mind web page

Indigenous Solidarity Day Events.pdf <--- Click for Printable Poster

Gyasi Ross is a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and his family also comes from the Suquamish Tribe. He is a father, a writer, an entrepreneur and an attorney. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, currently practices law representing tribes for Crowell Law Offices-Tribal Advocacy Group, is co-owner and Vice-President of Red Vinyl Records and has recently launched Cut Bank Creek Press, a small press focusing on publishing Native writers. Gyasi is also a frequent contributor to Indian Country Today Media Network, and has contributed to other publications including The Seattle Times and The Huffington Post. Last year, Gyasi was a recipient of a “Native American 40 Under 40” award by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise and Development.