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Native American Student Union records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 234

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one program from the 1983 Annual Mother's Day Pow Wow and thirty-five digital images of pow wow posters from 1977 to 2017.

Dates

  • 1977-2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Permanent University Archive public records are available for research, and are subject to state, and in some cases federal freedom of information laws. In compliance with applicable state and federal laws, including, but not limited to, FERPA and HIPAA, specific records that are legally protected, sensitive, private, or confidential are exempt (not subject to disclosure) and closed to protect individual privacy. Access to paper records will be granted after a professional review of the records occurs based on regulations in state and federal laws. Contact Special Collections and University Archives well in advance in order to access these records.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Native American Student Union at the University of Oregon was founded in 1967, and includes college students from Native American, First Nation, and other indigenous peoples, as well as their allies. The organization works to recruit, retain, and support Native American students at the university by promoting cultural values and cultural awareness at the university and in the community, and by producing cultural events, including, since 1969, the Annual Mother's Day Pow Wow.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 folder) : 1 folder in a half manuscript box

6.3 gigabyte(s)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The University of Oregon's Native American Student Union (1967- ) is a student led organization that works to recruit, retain, and support university students from Native American nations and other indegenous peoples. The organization produces events that promote traditional cultural values and cultural awareness at the university and in the community, including the Annual Mother's Day Pow Wow. The collection contains the 15th Annual Mother's Day Pow Wow program from 1983 and thirty-five digital images of pow wow posters created from 1977 to 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gordon Bettles, Many Nations Longhouse Steward, provided the pow wow posters in 2017.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original pow wow posters are located at the Many Nations Longhouse.

Title
Native American Student Union records
Status
Complete Description
Author
Alexandra M. Bisio
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA