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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

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Artist in Residence Noelle Garcia uses art to explore Indigenous identity, family history and recovered narrative

April 27, 2023

The Center for Native American and Indigenous Research hosted a public talk with its 2023 Artist in Residence Noelle Garcia on Wednesday evening.  Garcia, a multidisciplinary artist from the Klamath,...

A group of people link arms on a basketball court. The closest person wears yellow regalia.

Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance organizes Northwestern’s first student-run Pow Wow

May 9, 2022

Four years ago, lumber from the Menominee Tribal Enterprises, a Native-owned and operated business, was used to build the Welsh-Ryan Arena basketball court. The Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance...

People carrying a wooden canoe.

NU is behind on Indigenous initiatives and enrollment, panel says

January 27, 2022

While Northwestern has increased the number of Indigenous students and faculty in recent years, some community members believe the University is far behind many peer institutions. “We are way behind...

University of British Columbia Prof. Sheryl Lightfoot smiles in front of a panelled wall. Text announces her talk on “Indigenous Disruptions: How Indigenous Self-Determination Practices Can Deepen and Expand International Theory.”

Prof. Sheryl Lightfoot speaks on “Indigenous Disruptions” as Weber lecturer

November 5, 2021

In 2010, the Iroquois Nationals field lacrosse team was ranked fourth in the world. The team was set to travel to the World Lacrosse Championship in Britain, but it was stopped in its tracks when it reached...

A young woman in a handmade dress dances as two men beat hand drums and a woman in white sings. In the background is a crowd, including a child on top of his father’s shoulders.

Chicago’s Indigenous community, politicians rally for recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 12, 2021

Drum beats and incantations rang out Monday morning in Pottawattomie Park while Marissa Garcia, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, performed a healing dance called a “jingle dance”...

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