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Wolf Tales recording with Michael Sanderson, 1 April 2017

Carmichael Gymnasium, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)

Item information

Title:
Wolf Tales recording with Michael Sanderson, 1 April 2017
Topics:
Student Life
University History
Subjects:
College students
College students -- Societies, etc.
Interviews
Native American students
Native Americans
Powwows
Original Format:
Digital video recording
Item identifier:
mc00581-wt-sanderson-20170401
Interviewee:
Sanderson, Michael more info on Sanderson, Michael 
Created Date:
Description:
This recording was conducted in Carmichael Gym on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the NCSU Native American Student Affairs 2017 Pow Wow event. In the recording, Michael Sanderson (‘17) discusses: graduating in spring 2017 as a senior majoring in Chemical Engineering; participating in other Pow Wows, including Lumbee Homecoming in past summers and indoor Pow Wows during winter months; seeing the Native American community come together at Pow Wows; finding support at NC State from friends, faculty, and staff, including Angelitha Daniel in the Minority Engineering Programs (MEP) office; being proud to carry his Native American Tribal Enrollment Card; involvement with the North Carolina Native American Youth Organization (NAYO) during high school; describing his home, Pembroke, NC, as the capital of the Lumbee People; becoming more involved in Native American student groups at NC State through Roderick Bradley, former director of the Multicultural Student Affairs; being part of the Native American Symposium, an event to welcome incoming freshmen; graduating high school in Pembroke, NC, among a 97% Lumbee Indian student population, and coming to a predominantly white institution at NC State; facing culture shock and adjusting to the challenges of a new environment; being seen as different and being asked about his accent and heritage; being proud to graduate in May 2017 in front of his friends and family; gratitude for Brittany Hunt, Director of Native American Student Affairs (NASA) at NC State, and Ian Stroud, former NASA Director; gratitude for Kesha Entzminger and Angelitha Daniels in the Minority Engineering Programs (MEP) office; facing challenges while being in an interracial relationship on campus and hoping for greater appreciation for intersectionality at NC State; and being proud of where he comes from and proud to graduate from NC State. This recording was created with the support of funds made possible through a 2016-2017 Diversity Mini-Grant from the NCSU Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED). [Preferred citation: Wolf Tales recording with Michael Sanderson, 1 April 2017, NCSU Libraries Wolf Tales Recordings, MC 00581, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC]
Genre:
Interviews
Oral histories (Document genres)
Names:
North Carolina State University more info on North Carolina State University 
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
Sanderson, Michael more info on Sanderson, Michael 
North Carolina State University -- Alumni and alumnae more info on North Carolina State University -- Alumni and alumnae 
North Carolina State University. Native American Student Association more info on North Carolina State University. Native American Student Association 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Wolf Tales