Author Discussion with Sharon Hoogstraten

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

  Author Discussion and Q&A with Photographer and Author Sharon Hoogstraten (Citizen Band Potawatomi Nation)  Join us on Thursday, October 6th, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. as we welcome photographer and author Sharon Hoogstraten to the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. We invite you to this in-person conversation and Q&A to celebrate Hoogstraten’s work and […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers Ave, Chicago, IL

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Global Indigenous Perspectives: From Turtle Island to Sápmi

Wrigley Building 400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Join the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Swedish American Museum, Nordic House Chicago, and the Chicago Cultural Alliance for a panel discussion between a Sámi person (Scandinavian Indigenous person) and a North American Indigenous person. Moderated by the Mitchell Museum’s Josee Starr (Arikara, Omaha, Odawa), the discussion will explore similarities and differences between the two […]

Native American Artisan and Craft Fair

West Lake Forest Train Station 911 Telegraph Road, Lake Forest, IL

Native American Heritage Month The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Native American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, and North Shore Chapter NSDAR Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This program honors Indigenous entrepreneurs and brings together innovative Native artists, business […]

45th Anniversary Benefit & Awards Ceremony

Writers Theatre 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe, IL

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will honor U.S. Representative Sharice Davids for her significant contributions to Native American society, culture, and history at the 45th Anniversary Benefit and Awards Ceremony on November 19, 2022, at Writers Theater in Glencoe, Illinois.Our premier event and annual awards ceremony is named for Dr. Carlos Montezuma, a […]