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.
08/02/2016 - Professor Adrian Burgos Jr. has been named interim director of the American Indian Studies Program; Burgos' appointment is effective Aug. 16, 2016. "Our program has endured a difficult few years.
07/21/2016 - In May, Gilbert was interviewed by ESPN producer Scott Harves for a film on Hopi running and the Hopi cross country team. Having won 26 consecutive state titles, the Hopi High cross country team h
04/19/2016 - The core faculty of the American Indian Studies Program supports the efforts of the Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition (NTFC) to negotiate a fair first contract with the University. These non-tenure-tra
04/08/2016 - American Indian Studies faculty join our colleagues in Latina/Latino Studies in expressing deep concern over recent anonymous acts clearly meant to antagonize and demonize valued members of our cam
03/07/2016 - When Chris Andersen talks about being Métis, he’s referring to a very specific heritage. “I’m talking about the buffalo-hunting people situated on the northern plains,” says Andersen, interim dean