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DML Land Acknowledgement created this summer

We ask that you take a moment to honor that we are on Dakota land. Macalester is situated on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people, particularly the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands, who were forcibly exiled from the land because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. We make this acknowledgement to honor the Dakota people,…


Indigenous population at Mac deserves better

by Proud Indigenous People for Education [email protected] Macalester College was built on land that belongs to the Dakota people. The Dakota, an Indigenous sovereign nation, were forced into exile after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. This exile is much more complicated than Minnesota history chooses to remember: it is a direct result of the settler…


Native American flags to be included at Café Mac, graduation

As admissions tours stop by Café Mac, tour guides point out the flags hanging above the dining area. They explain how these flags show Macalester’s recognition of its diverse student body and its commitment to internationalism and multiculturalism. Until now, however, the flags of the nations of Native American students were not hung on campus….

PIPE counters Columbus Day with indigenous history awareness

PIPE counters Columbus Day with indigenous history awareness

Update: An earlier version of this article falsely credited Elisa Lee ’15 as Lisa Lee and used the gender pronoun “her” in reference to Lee, who prefers not to use gender pronouns. Taking advantage of the day off, many prospective students visited Macalester this past Columbus Day. Two signs marking the occasions greeted those entering…