"The staff works closely with students to invite Indigenous speakers and presentations to campus. Native American Heritage month activities are an integral part of the UIC cultural experience in celebration of the diversity of Native America."

Native American Heritage Month Schedule

  • 11.1.19 | Humanities Frontier -"Can a River be a Person? Indigeneity, Law, and Climate Change" | 9AM – 6PM

    Location: Lower Level, Stevenson Hall

    11.5.19 | MMIW Keynote Speaker Abigail Echo-Hawk, (Pawnee), MA, Chief Research Officer, Seattle Indian Health Board, Director, Urban Indian Health Institute | 3PM – 5PM

    Location: Cardinal Room/SCE

    11.6.19 | Connect & Create, MMIW Scarf Knitting | 12PM – 3PM

    Location: Commuter Student Resource Center/SCE

    11.8.19 | Native American Month Traditional Powwow | 6PM – 10PM

    Location: Illinois Rooms/Student Center East

    11.12.19 | Dawnland, Film Screening Synopsis: A feature documentary film going inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans in foster care. | 3PM – 5PM

    Location: Room 1-470 at the Richard J. Daley Library

    11.14.19 | TIES an Indigenous LGBTQ2S+ Open Mic Night | 5PM – 7PM

    Location: Room 181, Gender & Sexuality Center

    11.15.19 | Speaker Series, Learning Sciences Research Institute Dr. Megan Bang, Ph.D., Senior Vice President Spencer Foundation | 1PM – 2PM

    Location: Room 1535, LSRI

    11.19.19 | First Annual Native American Business Breakfast | 8AM – 10AM

    Location: Student Center Room 302 | RSVP HERE: go.uic.edu/NativeAmericanBreakfast

    11.20.19 | Feminist Lunch Lecture Alex Davis, PHD Student in Criminology | 12:30PM – 2PM

    Location: Women’s Leadership and Resource Center

    11.21.19 | Indigenous Lecture & Writing Series Indigenous Traditional Storyteller | 1PM – 2:30PM

    Location: Room 1535, Learning Sciences Research Institute

    11.26.19 | Navigating Social/Dating Life: How to Maintain Healthy Relationships Student Workshop | 12PM – 2PM |
    Location: Think-Tank Room, Academic Residential Complex

    11.26.19 | Warrior Women, Film Screening Synopsis: “Warrior Women” is the story of mothers and daughters fighting for indigenous rights in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s. | 3PM – 5PM

    Location: Room 1-470 at the Richard J. Daley Library