The Urban Indian Relocation Program 60 Years Later

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

Starting in 1952, after the Urban Indian Relocation Act of 1948, the United States Government initiated the Urban Indian Relocation Program, designed to move Native Americans off reservations to seven major urban cities, including Chicago. Under this policy, the government intended to assimilate Native Americans residing on rural reservation lands into the white, American mainstream […]

Tribal Museums Day 2022

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

  Tribal Museums Day 2022Saturday, December 3Sharing Our Wisdom, Values & Diverse Cultures About this event We are excited to participate in the FIRST Tribal Museums Day 2022 on Saturday, December 3, organized by the Association on American Indian Affairs . We will be offering free admission for all visitors during our regular hours of […]