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Nick Estes is an advocate for Native American rights. The public speaker will be giving a speech at the college at 6 p.m. March 4 in Clark Lounge about indigenous resistance during the #NoDAPL movement and beyond.

Q&A: Nick Estes speaks about social justice for indigenous people

By Noa Covell March 4, 2019

Nick Estes first became involved in activism as a teenager. He attended a nonviolent anti-war rally in 2003, where he witnessed police officers using force to stop the protesters. This experience inspired...

Senior Victor A. López-Carmen wears a red ribbon shirt for celebrations and is cloaked in a brown blanket from his tribe.

‘We’re fighters’: Native American student driven by his roots

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor May 3, 2017
Ithaca College senior Victor Anthony López-Carmen has always fought for the rights and freedom of Native American people.
Ithaca College refrains from fossil fuel divestment

Ithaca College refrains from fossil fuel divestment

By Sophie Johnson, Assistant News Editor February 8, 2017
“I’m trying to uphold my institution to the same values it was teaching me,” Braverman said.
IC Progressives DAPL teach-in that was hosted in Textor 103.

IC Progressives host teach-in on Dakota Access Pipeline

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer December 5, 2016
IC Progressives hosted a teach-in that focused on the environmental racism surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline.
About 100 people gathered on The Commons to hold a vigil in support of the Standing Rock tribe defending their land from a pipeline project.

Native American group holds vigil to defend natives’ rights

By Grace Elletson and Kayla Dwyer November 16, 2016
Ithaca community members gathered the evening of Nov. 15 to rally and pray for those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Ithaca College students are showing support on Facebook for Native American activists who are protesting the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Students show support for Native American pipeline protest

By Sam Haut, Contributing Writer November 5, 2016
Ithaca College students are showing support on Facebook for Native American activists who are protesting the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.
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