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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

Two people hold a banner that has “Protect the Sacred” painted on it with grass, water and rain clouds. Other people stand nearby.

30 Days of Indigenous programming celebrates Native American and Indigenous heritage

November 21, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of death and anti-Indigenous violence. The sound of drums, singing and the jingle of dancers’ bells filled Norris University Center’s ground floor Nov....

Two people holding up a handmade sign reading “Protect the Sacred” next to The Rock with a winter sky in the background.

NAISA commemorates 158th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, reiterates demands to NU

November 18, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of death and anti-Indigenous violence.  On Nov. 29, 1864, Col. John Chivington led soldiers to kill about 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho people, who were trying...

An illustration of three people standing in front of a setting sun. Behind them is a lake that reflects the sun.

Not invisible: Students create solidarity and community in NAISA

February 20, 2022

As the sun rose on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, vivid oranges from the sky reflected off the lake and the faces of the students gathered there. While the students from the Native American and Indigenous...

Two students hold a banner reading “And yet we are still here” in front of the Rock.

NAISA reflects on anti-Indigenous hate on campus after Rock painting vandalized

November 9, 2021

Northwestern’s Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance gathered Thursday to paint The Rock in celebration of Native American Heritage Month for the first time in the organization’s history.  The...

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Eads Colorado. Northwestern’s annual commemoration for the event occurred virtually Thursday.

Descendants gather virtually for seventh Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration

November 19, 2020

On Nov. 29, 1864, Cheyenne chief White Antelope saw incoming soldiers from the Colorado Cavalry shooting at the residents of his camp in Sand Creek. Rather than fight back, he folded his arms across his...

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