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Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday in the United States that celebrates and honors Native American and Indigenous peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. Learn more about the Indigenous community at SVA from current and former Indigenous Student Union leaders Kalani Van Meter (BFA Animation) and Lisa Marie Montgomery (BFA 2022 Design) in “Original Voices: A Discussion With the Indigenous Student Union,” a 2021 conversation about their lived experiences moderated by Jarvis M. Watson, director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SVA.