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Native American House celebrates national Native American month with moccasin workshop

Native American House celebrates national Native American month with moccasin workshop

By Aaron Navarro

November 18, 2015

The Native American House, NAH, sits amongst a block of culture.This month, the NAH is a little busier than usual. To recognize national Native American Heritage month, the house is sponsoring multiple events throughout November — from hosting Harvest Dinners at the dining halls to holding lunch ...

University YMCA’s Cosmo Coffee Hours continue to shed light on different organizations

November 13, 2014

Caffeine, fellowship and cultural enlightenment are all brewing at the University YMCA’s Cosmo Coffee Hours. Every Thursday night at 7 p.m., the YMCA hosts an evening to celebrate and explore a different culture that is represented on campus. This week’s event is in honor of Native American Herit...

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

By Saher Khan

September 4, 2014

The earth often offers more than just food and sustenance to society. On Friday, it will also be giving people a history lesson at the Native American House during the Lessons From the Soil Chat ’N Chew.  Seven different units participate in the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations’ lect...

‘In Whose Honor’ voices concerns about Native American mascots

May 19, 2014

University of Illinois Journalism Professor Jay Rosenstein’s documentary “In Whose Honor” screened at the University of Chicago on Monday, May 12. The film, which was originally released in 1997, voices the concerns of several Native Americans, primarily the concerns of Charlene Teters, who opposes...