Virtual Artist Discussion with Osceola and Genevieve Red Shirt

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Two Guns Leather Co. Osceola Red Shirt is an enrolled member of the Oglala, Lakota tribe in Pine Ridge, SD. For over ten years he traveled the powwow circuit full time competing as a men’s northern traditional dancer. He found a great deal of success as a dancer and eventually toured with the American Indian […]

Central Street Trick-or-Treat

Independence Park, Central Street, Evanston 2000 Central Street, Evanston, IL Illinois

  Family fun awaits! It's the very first Central Street Trick-or-Treat this Saturday, Oct 23, and we hope you can join the Mitchell Museum and the other businesses along Central Street!   Here's how to join in the fun: • Trick-or-Treat hours are 10am-5pm at participating businesses.  • Free Admission to the Mitchell Museum all […]

“The State of Native America” Panel Discussion

McCormick Foundation Center, McCormick Foundation Center Forum 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL

  This event is organized by Northwestern Medill. Join us for a lively discussion about the state of Native America with the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipients Lori Edmo and Tom Arviso Jr. and Melodi Serna, Executive Director of the American Indian Center of Chicago. The conversation will be moderated […]

Virtual Artist Discussion with Mark Jourdan

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  Join us for our artist discussion about their work and who they are as artists. There will be a live Q&A at the end of each discussion. Mark Jourdan is a Ho-Chunk and Oneida singer/songwriter based out of Chicago, IL. He grew up in Chicago spending his summers and weekends traveling the Midwest and […]

Eternal Love: Tales of Love and War Through the Eyes of a Soldier

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

  Please join the American Bar Association Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association for a very special Veteran’s Day program with Louis Moore, who is 98-years-old and a WWII veteran. He will talk about his beloved wife, Nellie, and the book he wrote, Eternal Love, about […]

Indigenous Ecology in the Great Lakes Region

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

Please join the Sierra Club, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and author and environmental educator Adam Kessel (Lakota/Italian/German) for a discussion on Indigenous plant use and ecology in the Great Lakes Region. During this session, Kessel will discuss his work as a Program Coordinator with the Forest Preserves of Cook County and share […]

Indigenous Perspectives: History of Native America

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  Join us to learn about Native American history, culture and traditions first-hand from the perspectives of Indigenous educators. Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) celebrates the rich history and vibrant culture and traditions of the diverse American Indian and Alaska Native communities throughout the United States each November. It is a time to honor the […]

12th Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture & Awards

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  Join us for our signature award presentation honoring significant contributions to Native American society, culture, and history. The Mitchell Museum’s annual awards honor Dr. Carlos Montezuma, a Chicago physician and Native American activist; Woodrow “Woody” Crumbo, a Native American artist, dancer, and flute player; and Elizabeth Seabury Mitchell, one of the founders of the […]

Cultural Representation in Education

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

  Join us to learn about Native American history, culture and traditions first-hand from the perspectives of Indigenous educators. Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) celebrates the rich history and vibrant culture and traditions of the diverse American Indian and Alaska Native communities throughout the United States each November. It is a time to honor the […]

Why Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

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  A Facebook Live Conversation in honor of Native American Heritage Month About this event Join us for a live conversation to discuss the nationwide movement to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in honor of Native American Heritage Month. This event will be livestreamed at www.facebook.com/PresidentPreckwinkle. Moderator: Les Begay, Diné, Indigenous Peoples' Day Coalition, Illinois Panelists: […]

Virtual Artist Discussion with Sophia Ford

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  Sophia Ford is from the Bad River Band of Chippewa in Wisconsin. She is an Ojibwe storyteller and will be sharing some of these stories with us. Storytelling is an artform all on it's own and has been around for generations. Traditionally, winter is the time for storytelling for most tribes and starts with […]