20th Anniversary

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Akwe:kon' celebrates 20 years of inclusiveness

By Elisabeth Rosen
Cornell Chronicle, 9/13/2011

The story of Akwe:kon, the first university residence in the country purposely built to celebrate Native American heritage, began with a contradiction: Even though the campus was built on their ancestral homelands, many Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) students felt unwelcome and isolated in the university community. Read the full article