UW President presents posthumous honorary doctorate to White Eagle family Saturday

(Laramie, WY) – Northern Arapaho Elder Crawford White Eagle, Sr. was honored posthumously with the University of Wyoming’s highest award, the honorary doctoral degree.

White Eagle’s family accepted his Doctor of Humane Letters degree today, May 15th, at the 2021 University of Wyoming College of Education commencement. The video of the presentation can be viewed below from 23:12 – 41:20.

Gregory Nickerson shared a transcription of UW President Edward Seidel’s presentation which can be read here.

h/t UW Commencement Stream

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