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The Daily Northwestern

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


The Mitchell Museum is rebranding to focus on Indigenous tribes in the Chicago and Great Lakes region. Their new mission involves education, advocacy and awareness about the tribes.

Mitchell Museum to rebrand, emphasize local Native cultures

February 21, 2024

At the end of last year, staff at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian found an eagle staff, a Native artifact made with eagle feathers and a deer antler, but couldn’t trace its origins, according...

According to the Illinois Report Card, 0.3% of students at ETHS identified as American Indian in the 2022–23 school year.

Indigenous ETHS students call for increased efforts toward representation, acceptance

November 20, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of racism. In May 2022, Miigis Curley, a senior at Evanston Township High School, started a petition for her school to allow students to wear culturally...

Colorful clothing hangs on a rack in the entry area of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian during its Monday Indigenous Peoples’ Day event.

‘Showing a mirror’: Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration at Mitchell Museum sparks reflection

October 9, 2023

Kathleen and Jason Hardy (Medill ‘95) stood beside a touch table at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, watching their 10-year-old daughter Aislyn play with replicas of artifacts from the Cherokee...

Evanston residents and their families picked pumpkins, made s’mores and tasted apple cider at Saturday’s Harvest Festival.

Evanston Harvest Festival leaves residents falling for autumnal celebrations

October 1, 2023

As Evanston residents strolled into Eggleston Park on Saturday, they were met with a range of autumn games, refreshments and activities at the city’s first Evanston Harvest Festival. Presented by...

A person in a crowd makes a heart shape in the air with their hands.

Exploring art in Evanston and Chicago

August 12, 2023

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the arts in Evanston and beyond, you’re in luck. The area is chock-full of places to go for all things arts, from live performances to museums. Don’t be afraid...

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