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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

History Prof. Doug Kiel (middle) represented Northwestern on the panel Monday. He is one of only six full-time Native American faculty and staff at NU.

Faculty members plan goals for forthcoming Native American and Indigenous Studies Research Center

April 17, 2017

As plans for the upcoming Native American and Indigenous Studies Research Center are under way, the first three faculty members selected to work on the research center are considering ways they can increase...

Al Eastman, a panelist and archery director for the American Indian Center in Chicago, discusses the power of divesting from banks that finance the Dakota Access Pipeline. The event, held in Harris Hall, also focused on the role of social media as a tool for political action.

Panelists discuss ways to support No Dakota Access Pipeline movement at Buffett Institute event

February 8, 2017

At a panel presented by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Native American scholars and academics discussed methods for supporting Standing Rock, such as divestment campaigns and social media posts...

Native photographer Matika Wilbur talks art, perceptions of Native American culture

January 27, 2017

Matika Wilbur’s goal to “change the way we see Native America” first began when she sold everything in her Seattle apartment and set off in an RV to travel the country, she said in a talk Thursday. Wilbur —...

Andrew Johnson, executive director of the American Indian Center of Chicago, speaks at the Native and Indigenous Northwestern Community Forum in 2014. The new Native American and Indigenous Studies Center at Northwestern will collaborate with organizations that serve Native American and indigenous communities in the region.

University plans to establish center for Native American, indigenous studies with grant funding

December 21, 2016

Northwestern will create a Native American and Indigenous Studies Center using a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University announced Saturday. The five-year grant — starting...

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...

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