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Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN) Group Discussion

Created 18 April 1998; Published 17 February 2006

By Zoe Donnell

A group of Multicultural Alumni from MCAN (Multicultural Alumni Network) discuss what it was like at Carleton when they were students and the role of MCAN now.

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    Convocation: Wilma Mankiller
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    Convocation: Winona LaDuke
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  • Created 18 April 1998; Published 17 February 2006
    Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN) Group Discussion

    A group of Multicultural Alumni from MCAN (Multicultural Alumni Network) discuss what it was like at Carleton when they were students and the role of MCAN now.

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