08/14/2018 - The American Indian Studies Program (AIS) at the University of Illinois welcomes Associate Professor Dustin Tahmahkera as its newest faculty member.
05/17/2018 - Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, a professor of history, has been appointed by the College of LAS to direct the
- Jenny L. Davis's new book, Talking Indian: Identity and Language Revitalization in the Chickasaw Renaissance, published by University of Arizona Press
04/25/2018 - In south-central Oklahoma and much of “Indian Country,” using an Indigenous language is colloquially referred to as “talking Indian.” Among older Chickasaw community members, the phrase is used mor
- Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert's new book, Hopi Runners: Crossing the Terrain between Indian and America, set to launch in October
04/20/2018 - In the summer of 1912 Hopi runner Louis Tewanima won silver in the 10,000-meter race at the Stockholm Olympics.
04/10/2018 - Join us on Sunday, April 15 at the Spurlock Museum to enjoy and learn about the importance of the Native Grass Dance, as well as the Grass Dance regalia on loan and on exhibit in the gallery.
01/30/2018 - Controversies come and go — and some just never go away. Put the brouhaha over Chief Illiniwek in the latter category.
01/29/2018 - The Cleveland Indians will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms beginning in 2019, according to Major League Baseball, which said the popular symbol was no longer appropriate for use o
11/22/2017 - The Big Ten Network has agreed to avoid images of the Chief Illiniwek logo during its Illini broadcasts following a complaint about its coverage of the Nov. 11 football game against Indiana...
09/26/2017 - Illinois has chipped away at its history of using Native American imagery at sporting events.
- Open Search: University of Illinois -- Associate Professor or Full Professor of American Indian Studies
09/21/2017 - The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
03/09/2017 - The National Baseball Hall of Fame has launched a new online platform to celebrate Latino baseball, with University of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos Jr.
01/23/2017 - Panel: Jill Doerfler -- "How Can I Help? Community Based Activism and Research" Dustin Tahmahkera-- "Visualizing Indigeneity: From Tribal Televisions to Cinematic Comanches"
- Frederick Hoxie: American Indians have claimed their rights and place in U.S. through 200 years of activism
12/08/2016 - For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its allies have protested the routing of an oil pipeline near its reservation in North Dakota – and recently won a temporary victory when federal offic
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10/10/2016 - Instead of celebrating Columbus's symbolic role in the founding of the United States, we can reposition him as a founding source of colonial exploitation, which continues to this day.