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Native American House celebrates national Native American month with moccasin workshop

Attendees had the choice to work with deer or elk hide, about 20 people came through the workshop which ran from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
November 17, 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...

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...

Beverly Smith: Bringing Native American values to higher education

Native American House assistant director, Beverly Smith, talks about Native American relations and populations at the Women's Resource Center.
November 11, 2014

Beverly Smith’s out-of-office email signature includes the quote: “Education is the ladder, my children take that ladder.” The quote is from Chief Manuelito, a principal war chief of the Diné tribe...

University celebrates Native American Heritage Month

University celebrates Native American Heritage Month
November 5, 2014

When Ronnie Preston got on stage at the Courtyard Cafe on Tuesday afternoon, most audience members were not expecting him.  Silence fell over the room as this figure, dressed in Native American chief...

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

Photos courtesy Beverly Smith. Students gather at the Native American House during its semester-long Chat 'n Chew presentation series last year. As part of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations’s Lunch on Us series, each presentation provides a free lunch and runs from noon to 1 p.m.
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...

‘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,...

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