Virtual Artist Discussion with Le’Ana Asher (Click for link to view recording)

Join us for part 4 of our 4-part discussion series featuring our local artists who were all featured at our Holiday Arts Market. We will feature a different artist each week for an hour-long discussion about their work and who they are as artists. There will be a live Q&A at the end of each […]

Native American Heritage Month: CLICK to Watch and View City of Evanston Proclamation

At the request of the City of Evanston, MMAI collaborated with the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University and the Chicago American Indian Community Collaborative to assist the City of Evanston in formally recognizing Native American Heritage Month.  The following proclamation was submitted and read by Mayor Stephen Howard Hagerty:   […]

Introduction to Status, Realities, Legal Framework and Future of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada (Click to view recording))

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You don’t have to be a lawyer to join the first-ever signature event on behalf of the American Bar Association (ABA), co-sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November. Join us as our esteemed panelists discuss the current status and resiliency of indigenous peoples in the United States […]

11th Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture & Awards Ceremony (Click to view recording)

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2020 Lecturer and the Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Awardee: Autumn Peltier - Wiikwemkoong Unceded Anishinawbe Territory Autumn is known as one of Canada's youngest Water Activists and has become internationally known for her advocacy work and teaching to women.  Her work began in 2015 when she attended the Children's Climate Summit in Sweden. She shared […]

Sliver of a Full Moon: Live Performance and Panel Discussion (Click to view recording)

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Are you missing live theatre during the pandemic? Please join us for a special live performance of Sliver of a Full Moon, a portrayal of resistance and celebration. It is the story of a movement that restored the authority of Indian tribes over non-Indian abusers to protect women on tribal lands. Although thousands contributed to […]

Native American Women and Girls in STEM

Webex Events (Virtual)

Do you know a Native American female high school student who wants to learn about a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)? Help us recruit students for a virtual program by AT&T and the Caroline and Ora Smith Foundation on November 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET.   According to the National Science […]

Virtual Book Reading: Maria DesJarlait (Arikara and Ojibwe)

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

CLICK HERE to Buy Atika's Medicine  Atíka’s Medicine is a Native American picture book. It takes place in Fort Berthold reservation in North Dakota with Atíka (grandma in Arikara) and her granddaughter Ayasha (little one in Ojibwe). Ayasha is visiting her Atíka for the summer and learns how to overcome being different at school such […]

Virtual Artist Discussion: Ral Christman (Kumeyaay)- Bird Songs

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

Ral Takook Christman is a life-long Bird Singer, and one of few remaining in the Kumeyaay community, which puts this traditional ancestral knowledge at risk of being lost. Having the special opportunity to learn from his father at a young age, Christman has dedicated his life’s work to teaching, demonstrating, mentoring, and sharing his knowledge […]

Storytelling and Crafts: February 28th @1:30 PM

Zoom (Pre-Registration Required)

CLICK HERE to Download Printable coloring page We are launching an online version of our monthly craft program; each month, we will host a virtual interactive craft session.  We are building up to offering craft kits that will be available online and for pick-up! This month we will provide a FREE printable coloring page that […]