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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Two people hold a banner that has “Protect the Sacred” painted on it with grass, water and rain clouds. Other people stand nearby.

30 Days of Indigenous programming celebrates Native American and Indigenous heritage

November 21, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of death and anti-Indigenous violence. The sound of drums, singing and the jingle of dancers’ bells filled Norris University Center’s ground floor Nov....

Two people holding up a handmade sign reading “Protect the Sacred” next to The Rock with a winter sky in the background.

NAISA commemorates 158th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, reiterates demands to NU

November 18, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of death and anti-Indigenous violence.  On Nov. 29, 1864, Col. John Chivington led soldiers to kill about 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho people, who were trying...

From the Archives: The Sand Creek massacre

From the Archives: The Sand Creek massacre

March 5, 2019

In the second episode of The Daily Northwestern’s “From the Archives” series, descendants of the Sand Creek massacre discuss its legacy and the role Northwestern founder John Evans. — Christopher...

University of Denver Prof. Ramona Beltrán speaks to an audience of more than 50 people at NAISA’s annual Sand Creek Massacre commemoration. Beltrán emphasized the importance of learning history, understanding it and using it to move forward in a positive direction.

NAISA, community members commemorate Sand Creek Massacre

November 20, 2016

Members of Northwestern and Chicago's Native American communities gathered Saturday to discuss the importance understanding the history of the Sand Creek Massacre at its annual commemoration. More than...

Law Prof. Andrew Koppelman, History Prof. Peter Hayes and English Prof. Carl Smith discuss the findings of the John Evans Study Committee at Firehouse Grill. The three professors were part of the eight-person committee that was tasked with determining whether John Evans played a role in the Sand Creek Massacre.

John Evans Study Committee discusses report with Evanston community

September 30, 2014

Members of the John Evans Study Committee gathered Tuesday night to inform Evanston residents and Northwestern students about findings in their May report on John Evans' relationship to the Sand Creek...

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