The Daily Northwestern

One Book selection continues Northwestern’s Native American inclusion efforts

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

The subject of next year's selection for the One Book One Northwestern program is focused on the history of Native Americans, following a recommendation from the Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force. The task...

Northwestern begins implementing Native American outreach recommendations

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 26, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

In response to recommendations from the Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force, Northwestern is planning outreach efforts for Native American students through the Office of Undergraduate Admission, among other initiatives, Provost Daniel...

Northwestern community responds to new John Evans report

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Following the University of Denver’s release of its John Evans Study Committee findings, some Northwestern students praised the new report, while a member of NU’s committee defended its own conclusions on the University f...

Northwestern to join Newberry Library Consortium for American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will become a member of The Newberry Library Consortium for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, the University announced Tuesday. The program is led by the Newberry, an independent research library located...

Northwestern releases John Evans report, committee concludes he had no direct involvement in massacre but University ignored ‘significant moral failures’

Ciara McCarthy and Rebecca Savransky

May 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern released Thursday a report detailing NU founder John Evans’ involvement in the Sand Creek Massacre, finding no evidence that Evans was directly involved in planning the massacre but that the University ignored his...

Task force to study Native American community, make recommendations

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 22, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force is currently studying Northwestern's ties to the Native American community to better understand problems the community faces and to improve its relationship with the University. The...

Northwestern professor offers Native American studies class amid John Evans debate

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

January 14, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Despite the creation of an Introduction to Native American Studies course, members of the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance are continuing their push for the creation of a specific Native American studies department...