Oral history interview with Raven Stanley, 2019

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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0:00 - Interview introduction

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Partial Transcript: Today is Monday July 8th, 2019, and my name is Scott Hinshaw.

0:17 - Early life, biographical information, and early education

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Partial Transcript: I'd like to start the interview by asking you about your background.

Segment Synopsis: Stanley discusses her family and cultural heritage, growing up in Kernersville and attending Robert B. Glenn High School.

Keywords: Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina; Minorities; Native American

3:23 - Attending UNCG

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Partial Transcript: How did you find out about UNCG?

Segment Synopsis: Stanley discusses coming to UNCG while her mother worked here, why she chose UNCG, her impressions of the school, her major, favorite classes, professors, classes and projects, social events, reintroduction of the Native American Student Association and Powwow, and plans for after college.

Keywords: Curricula; Department of Consumer Apparel and Retail Studies; Dr. Trish Kemerly; Minorities; Native American Student Association (NASA); Native Americans; Powwow; students; University of North Carolina at Greensboro

22:20 - Native American Community and Issues at UNCG

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Partial Transcript: So, I want to talk to you a little bit about the Native American community and issues at UNCG.

Segment Synopsis: Stanley discusses her involvement with Native American groups while at UNCG, the number of Native American students that attend, how she she navigates between identities and obstacles for Native Americans at UNCG.

Subjects: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority; Community; Diversity; Dr. Leslie Locklear; Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina; Minorities; Miss Indian NC; Native American Student Association (NASA); Native Americans; Powwow; students

55:16 - UNCG as a diverse and welcoming environment and helping Native American students excel at UNCG

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Partial Transcript: UNCG prides itself as being a diverse and inclusive university.

Segment Synopsis: Stanley discusses how UNCG has supported Native American students, both through the Office of Intercultural Engagement and through Native American student organizations. She also discusses her views on UNCG's diversity and inclusiveness.

Keywords: Diversity; Faculty; Land Acknowledgement Plaque; Minorities; Native Americans; Office of Intercultural Engagement; Staff; Students; Viewpoints of Inclusive Student Experiences (VOICES) panel

68:28 - Native American Community and Issues in the United States

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Partial Transcript: I wanted to ask you a little bit about the Native American community and issues outside of UNCG.

Segment Synopsis: Stanley discusses current issues important to Native Americans in the United States, including crimes against Native American women, Elizabeth Warren/ Trump exchanges over identity, Dakota and Atlantic Coast pipelines controversies, and the standoff between Native American Nathan Phillips and Covington Catholic High School students at the Lincoln Memorial in January 2019.

Keywords: Atlantic Coast pipeline; crimes against women; Dakota pipeline; Donald Trump; Elizabeth Warren; Nathan Phillips; Native Americans

83:41 - Type of students that attend UNCG, meaning of UNCG, and its future

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Partial Transcript: Well we are to the conclusions portion, so I'd like to ask you to tell me about your fellow students.

Segment Synopsis: Stanley describes the types of student that attends UNCG, how UNCG has affected her life, and where she sees it heading in the future.

Keywords: Diversity; Minorities; Students

88:05 - Interview conclusion

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Partial Transcript: Well, I don't have anymore formal questions for you.