Mills (Oglala Lakota) shocked the world when he won a gold medal in the 10K during the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.
"Days of beauty." Its Navajo name is perfectly suited to Hozhoni Days -- a month of pageantry, speakers, powwowing, and celebration of cultures that is Fort Lewis College's longest-standing student-led tradition. And it honors what might be argued is really Fort Lewis College's oldest tradition: Native American education.
Organized by FLC Exercise Science faculty, staff and students, the race is a way to raise scholarship money for students.
Students involved in FLC's outdoor adventure club, Outdoor Pursuits, took off to three locations over their spring break: the wilds of Texas, southern California, and the Grand Canyon.
“Food is everything,” says Aolani Peiper, a freshman at Fort Lewis College and the coordinator for the Real Food Challenge team. “And students can make a difference just by what they eat.” Now, the entire campus community can make an even bigger difference through the Vote Real campaign.