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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

Indigenous students, faculty, attendees find community at Northwestern’s first annual Pow Wow

May 12, 2022

Northwestern’s Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance hosted its first annual student-run Pow Wow. Three years in the making, the spring celebration was dedicated to “Honoring the Matriarchy”...

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...

A participant writes on a poster that says “Indigenous Sacrifice Zones: Environmental Injustice.”

‘Generations of Environmental Justice’ provides all-night climate education and builds community

April 24, 2022

Northwestern students and Evanston residents filed into Alice Millar Chapel on Friday evening for an all-night Earth Day event filled with speakers, workshops and live music. The student-led event,...

Patty Loew sits in the CNAIR house

Patty Loew, former director of CNAIR, to phase in retirement in 2023

March 2, 2022

Medill Prof. Patty Loew, former director of Northwestern’s Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, is phasing in her retirement and plans to depart the University in August 2023. Loew,...

The Ripple: “No Wiindigo economy”: Student activism and the fight for fossil fuel divestment

The Ripple: “No Wiindigo economy”: Student activism and the fight for fossil fuel divestment

November 22, 2021

Northwestern students and faculty advocated against oil pipelines in the Upper Midwest, like Line 3 and Line 5. They reflect on their experiences with on- and off-campus activism, as well as the push to...

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