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

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...

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...

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...

Native American House partners with Dining Halls for Harvest Dinner

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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