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We speak for ourselves

December 6, 2022 – from Northwestern News
Northwestern scholars help launch new exhibition at Chicago’s Field Museum to amplify the diverse voices of Native American and Indigenous people

CNAIR's 4th Annual Research Symposium

April 8, 2022
On May 6th, from 10:00am-3:00pm, the symposium will present a panel featuring CNAIR graduate fellows, whose disciplines range from environmental engineering to sociology, along with a panel featuring CNAIR faculty affiliates; they will be sharing their work from this past year. Please register for the event to receive an email with the Zoom link

NAISA's First Annual Traditional Spring Pow Wow: Honoring the Matriarchy

April 8, 2022
Please join the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA) on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at the First Annual Traditional Spring Pow Wow: Honoring the Matriarchy. This event is open to all and is a space for Native and non-Native people to gather together to dance, eat, socialize, share art, be in community, and much more.

Applications Council for Race and Ethnic Studies Undergraduate Fellowships 2022-23

February 12, 2022
Applications for CRES Undergraduate Fellowships have been posted and are due March, 11th; for more information, click here

Collective Craft

February 7, 2022 – from Northwestern Winter 2022
A commemoration of "the first time in perhaps 180 years, a traditional Native American birch- bark canoe was launched into Lake Michigan"

Jennifer Dunn Interview

February 3, 2022 – from Mi'kmaq Matters Podcast
An interview of CNAIR Affiliate Jennifer Dunn on the loss of traditional land and resources to mining and other extractive activities

Project Klamath

January 30, 2022 – from Herald and News
Here's a new four-part series, exploring the water crisis in Oregon’s Klamath Basin, by former CNAIR fellow and Medill alum Alex Schwartz. Last year Alex received a journalism fellowship through MIT’s Environmental Solutions Initiative. He regularly covers stories for the Klamath Falls Herald and News that affect tribal communities in the Pacific Northwest. In his series “Project Klamath” he integrates Native origin stories, tribal ecological knowledge, and impacts into his broader investigation.

These Canoes Carry Culture

January 23, 2022
A multimedia website, created by students of Professor Patty Loew, chronicling Master Canoe Maker Wayne Valliere's time as artist-in-residence at CNAIR






CNAIR Faculty Affiliate Lectures at Field Museum

December 13, 2017
 Doug Kiel participated in the Armour Seminar Series at the Field Museum on December 13, 2017.
 His talk was titled: "Oneida Nation v. Village of Hobart: Indigenous Land Recovery and Settler Backlash."

NAIS Minor

September 27, 2017 – from The Daily Northwestern