MSU Celebrates Indigenous People’s Day

An announcement from Marsha Small, Tististas (Northern Cheyenne), M.A., Native American Studies:

Join us in our Round Dance and Celebration of All Indigenous Peoples. Let us Celebrate Each Other!

Indigenous Peoples Day Round Dance and Celebration

Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana

October 8, 2018

Location:  South of Montana Hall 

Time of Event: 11:45: a.m.-1:00 p.m.  

Activities Agenda:


12:00-12:05 p.m.-Marsha Small-Recognition of IPD team and sponsors. Introduction of Dr. Walter Fleming, Master of Ceremonies

12:10 p.m. -12:20 p.m.-Bozeman Mayor Cyndy Andrus will speak about Bozeman’s recognition of IPD

12:25-12:45- MSU President Dr. Waded Cruzado will speak about MSU’s Celebration of IPD

12:45-1:00-Round Dance 


*On October 10th:

Location: Procrastinator Theatre

Time of Event:  doors opening at 6:00, event starting at 6:30, lasting to 7:30 p.m.

Our Indigenous Day speaker will be Dr. Elisabeth Utsi Gaup, Applied Sciences, from Satmi (Norway).


*We will also have IPD speakers Wilmot Collins, Mayor of Helena, and Loren Bird Rattler, Director of the Agricultural Resource Management Plan of the Piikuni Nation, respectively, at the Museum of the Rockies on October 18 and 25th, 2018, starting at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 7:15 p.m. Light Refreshments will be served.