Native American Student Association




NASA is a student organization that plans and promotes events related to Native American heritage and culture on campus. Throughout the year NASA sponsors and co-sponsors many events.  Members do not need to be Native American to join and participate in these activities. Sign up today! These activities help strengthen the ties of all individuals on campus.

Photo taken after the 2019 NASA Traditional Feast. From left to right:

Kristina Misegan, Anthony Cergnul (Vice President), Bazile Panek (President), Grant Seidell (Treasurer), Grey Shea, Jud Sojourn (NASA Adviser), Chelsea Freele, Leora Lancaster.


Some of the past events NASA has hosted include: craft workshops (such as beadwork, rattle-making, making dish bags, and Hot Plate), Earth Day activities, First Nations Food Taster, NMU homecoming activities, "Learning to Walk Together" traditional pow wow, Leonard Peltier activities, and Native American Heritage Month. NASA also participated in an Idle No More demonstration walk. Students will also get together for movie nights, bowling, and meals.


This semester (F19), NASA meetings are held weekly on Mondays at 6 pm in the Whitman Hall Commons (Room 136) on NMU's campus and are open to all NMU students.


NASA President: Bazile Panek

Vice President: Anthony Cergnul

Secretary: Yrsala Peterson

Treasurer: Grant Latham
NASA Faculty Adviser:
Jud Sojourn
Center for Native American Studies

Winter 2019 Events:

26th Annual Learning to Walk Together Traditional Powwow - March 30th

Fall 2018 Events:

NASA Potluck - September 27th

Indigenous Peoples Day - October 8th

Haunted Hayride - October 18th

First Nations Food Taster - November 9th

Past events: 

Fall 2017 Fest

CNAS Open House and Social

Fall 2017 Native American Heritage Month

Fall 2017 First Nations Food Taster 

Winter 2018 "Learning to Walk Together" traditional pow wow


View the Center's Flickr account for photo highlights of past events. 

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