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“Peace, Respect, and Community” showcased during Illinois Safety Week

By Vivienne Henning

February 22, 2016

“Peace, Respect, and Community” will be the focus this week on campus with Illinois Safety Week running from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. Hosted by Student Affairs, the week consists of multiple events and workshops focused on creating a more welcoming campus, as well as addressing the issues of drugs, al...

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 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 events throughout November — from hosting Harvest Dinners at the dining halls to holding lunch ...

Local toy drives provide gifts to kids for holidays

December 8, 2014

Three community organizations are coming together to provide toys and gift opportunities for local children and promote the spirit of giving to others during the holiday. These organizations are the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, the University’s Office of Volunteer Programs and the Crisis Nursery. E...

Native American House partners with Dining Halls for Harvest Dinner

By Mara Shapiro

November 18, 2014

The Native American House will host its second annual Harvest Dinner at the University Dining Halls on Tuesday. “The collaboration is intended to offer foods that are culturally diverse,” wrote Hattie Holtapp, office support associate of Native American House, in an email. The dining u...

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...

Graduation weekend schedule of events

May 6, 2014

Native American House Congratulatory Program For all graduating Native American students  When: Friday, May 16, at 5:30 p.m. Location: Illini Union Rooms A, B and C   Bruce D. Nesbitt African-American Cultural Center Black Congratulatory Ceremony  For all graduating African-American students When: F...