We are proud to announce, today, the Chicago Public Schools Board voted to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day on the school calendar! Here is a quote from the American Indian Center of Chicago's Facebook post today: At today's Chicago Public School Board Meeting, over 5,700 signatures were delivered and twelve speakers shared their … Continue reading CPS Board approves Indigenous Peoples Day!
The American Writers Museum will be hosting an event with Ojibwe author, David Treuer on Friday, February 14th at 10:00a.m. David Treuer is a bestselling author from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. This special event will discuss his latest work, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, a sweeping history — and counter-narrative — of Native-American life from … Continue reading Come meet, Ojibwe author, David Treuer!
The 4th Annual Urban Indian Education Conference is officially launching a Native Youth Art contest! The winning art design will be used for all associated marketing material. Other entries will be displayed throughout the conference. Click here for the official rules, to download an application, and/or submit an entry: http://bit.ly/nativeyouthart The deadline for entries is December … Continue reading Native Youth Call for Artists!