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Club Spotlight: Native American Student Society

UMB Students help build a traditional Native fish trap, called a
fish weir on Thompson Island.

UMB Students help build a traditional Native fish trap, called a fish weir on Thompson Island.

The mission of the Native American Student Society is to raise awareness about Native American issues important in New England and throughout North America. In order to do this, the NASS organizes and hosts educational and cultural events including a project in which members worked on a traditional Native American fish trap called a fish weir on Thompson Island.

The NASS provides a voice for Native American students at UMB and opportunities for students to share their experiences and work together towards goals that are important to students and to members of students’ home communities. Like the Native American population throughout Massachusetts, Native American students on campus are from diverse backgrounds, such as Mashpee Wampanoag, Maya, Nipmuc, and indigenous Hawaiian.