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EWU launches initiative to build on legacy of renowned tribal rights activist

Lucy Covington Center to build on her legacy

 


Eastern Washington University is proud to announce an academic and community program to honor the legacy of Lucy Covington, a Colville Tribal Council member who changed the course of American Indian history through her courageous and selfless style of leadership in the face of great odds.

Covington was instrumental in reversing the United States government’s effort to extinguish its unique relationship to American Indian tribes. The Lucy Covington Center at EWU will honor Covington’s place in history by working to educate the next generation of Native American students so they have the...



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