University of Utah virtual commencement, Shaniah Chee, Navajo Nation, Miss American Indian scholar 2019

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Title University of Utah virtual commencement, Shaniah Chee, Navajo Nation, Miss American Indian scholar 2019
Links to Media https://commencement.utah.edu/; ://diversity.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/images/virtual-yearbooks/airc/2020/Shaniah-Chee.jpg
Creator Mowdood, Alfred
Date 2020-04-30
Spatial Coverage University of Utah, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Videoconferencing; Commencement ceremonies
Keywords COVID-19 pandemic; University of Utah Community
Description Shaniah Morning Star Chee. Shaniah was selected as one of the recipients of the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. Shaniah utilized both her Anthropology major and American Indian Studies minor in research on the significance of firewood. "From the experience I've had these past 2 years, almost 3, I have gained a level of confidence to go out of comfort zone, as well as take notice to the importance of harvesting wood on the Navajo Nation, my home. My goal is to continue to educate those who don't know the importance of harvesting wood is more than just for warmth, it has the ability to provide my people with shelter and for ceremonial purposes, and the process it takes to get it isn't an easy task." Screenshot taken from University of Utah's 2020 virtual commencement ceremony.
Collection Number and Name Utah COVID-19 Photograph Project
Type Image
Genre born digital
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
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Rights Holder Alfred Mowdood
Access Rights Permission to publish has been granted to the University of Utah or through any of its departments or operating units by the rights holder of this work. Unless otherwise specified, the rights holder retains copyright of this work.
Note The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not reflect any views, opinions, or official policy of the University of Utah or the J. Willard Marriott Library.
ARK ark:/87278/s6bs46qz
Setname uum_uc19
Date Created 2020-05-28
Date Modified 2020-05-28
ID 1563140
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bs46qz
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