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Native Americans

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1 Honoring Cultural Heritage with the Meskwaki Nation
Vantiger--Alayna (Student--1921), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.04
8/26/2021 The Meskwaki Nation and UNI co-hosted a public celebration of the new cooperative mission between the two entities. The celebration was held on August 24, 2021 and featured an art gallery exhibit and a performance by Larry Yazzie of the Meskwaki Nation; photo.
2 UNI students partner with Meskwaki nonprofit
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.04
4/8/2021 UNI students Nicole Iradukunda, Khya Burton, and Kaylee Johnson have partnered with the newly-created Fox Alliance Nonprofit through their entrepreneurial class to help the organization establish its presence and mission to be a resource for the Meskwaki tribe; photos.
3 Former professor publishes graphic novel
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021), Kelley--Gary R. (Class of 1968)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.02
4/1/2021 Gary Kelley, a UNI alum and a former art professor, published a graphic novel called "Moon of the Snow Blind: Spirit Lake," which follows the story of Dakota Sioux Natives and four female captives of the Spirit Lake Massacre; photo.
4 'Warrior Women' documentary screened
Stoffer--Emma (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.05
2/27/2020 The documentary "Warrior Women" was screened in Lang Hall Auditorium on February 24 to kick off Women's History Month. The film covered decades and discussed issues faced by Native Americans across the country, with a focus on the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, a leader of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The screening was followed by a question and answer session with director Elizabeth Castle and Thunder Hawk; photo.
5 UNI observes inaugural 'Arctic Day'
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.01
2/3/2020 UNI's first "Arctic Day" was held on January 31 in conjunction with the launch of University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the ARCTICenter on campus. The center held a launch and information in Rod Library followed by scholar Tatiana Egorova's presentation "The Peoples of Frozen II: the Saami Culture in the Arctic" in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC). Its goal is to provide research and education about the North. UArctic president Lars Kullerud spoke about the organization, and Mary Youngbear, registrar for the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum in Tama, Iowa, spoke about indigenous tribes in North America; photo.
6 CETL panel discusses indigenous student experience on UNI campus
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.02
12/5/2019 The UNI Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) inaugurated a new series of panels titled "What Your Students Want You to Know." Each discussion features a different group of under-represented students who want to express their concerns and address faculty and staff on matters regarding inclusion at UNI. UNI students and alumni of Native American heritage participated in the first panel moderated by art department professor Angela Waseskuk, including Arianna Sprague, Trisha Etringer, Samantha Habinck, Tyra Wanatee, and Jennifer LeGrande; photos.
7 CETL launches student panel series
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.04
11/18/2019 The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will host a series of panel discussions called "What Your Students Want You To Know." The first event will be composed of Indigenous students and take place on November 21 in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
8 Commitment to social justice inspires gift; encourages tolerance; Dr. Melville Finkelstein and Dr. Judith M. Finkelstein
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.24
5/1/2013 The Finkelstein's gift will support the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education; photo.
9 Real life Indiana Jones class offered at UNI this summer
Collins--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:48, p.7
4/10/2009 Hartman Reserve Center to host archaeological field school for the second time. Last summer's class discovered a campsite about 1500 years old; photo.
10 American Indian Heritage Month Spotlight
Roberts--Lydia Perez (Multicultural Education Staff)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.17
11/16/2007 Schedule of November activities for American Indian Heritage Month; photo.
11 American Indian Heritage Month Spotlight
Roberts--Lydia Perez (Multicultural Education Staff)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.6
11/13/2007 Schedule and FAQ's for American Indian Heritage Month activities; photo.
12 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 "Traditional Meskwaki Woodworking" will be presented by Luke Kapayou.
13 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 A Meskwaki workshop will be held Tuesday, November 14.
14 UNI to host Native American Heritage Month workshops
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/8/2006 Three Meskwaki workshops will be presented November 13, 14, and 15 in the Maucker Union.
15 UNI Native American Heritage Month to feature Grammy Award Winner Bill Miller.
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/2/2006 Bill Miller will be speaking Thursday, November 9.
16 UNI Native American Heritage Month Film Series continues in November
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/31/2006 Three additional films will be shown during November as a part of Native American Heritage Month.
17 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/30/2006 Native American Heritage Month displays are in the Rod Library and the Center for Multicultural Education from November 1 to November 30.
18 UNI to co-sponsor Indian Child Welfare Act workshop in Tama
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/30/2006 Speakers will discuss the legal system and how it impacts the lives of Native American Indians, especially children.
19 Speaker stresses truth behind Native America myths
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.9
11/18/2005 Elizabeth Cook-Lynn spoke about the beliefs of Native Americans and their appreciation for living things; photo.
20 UNI celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:20, p.1
11/4/2005 Events will take place during the month of November including videos and speakers; photo.
21 Untitled
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.1
9/16/2005 Native American Student Union will perform a powwow for students and locals; photo.
22 Native American pow wow comes to UNI
Mancillas--Jason R. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 101:9, p.1
9/28/2004 Two members shown dancing while in traditional dress.
23 On campus
Northern Iowan 101:8, p.2
9/24/2004 Native American Student Union to hold second annual pow wow in the West Gym.
24 Mascots make losers of teams
Northern Iowan 99:49, p.5
4/11/2003 Criticizes the widespread use of Native American themes to name mascots.
25 Student voices
Northern Iowan 99:49, p.9
4/11/2003 Students respond to the question: Tradition or political correctness--should sports mascots be changed because they are racially offensive?; photo.
26 Prominent poet passes through UNI
Schmitz--Lisa Marie (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.1
11/26/2002 Ray Young Bear spoke on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values" on November 21; photo.
27 American Indian Dance Theatre combines cultural authenticity with music, dance, and drumming
Northern Iowan 97:36, p.9
2/9/2001 American Indian Dance Theatre works to preserve the culture of American Indians; photo.
28 Be thankful for generosity of those before us
Hennings--Kathleen L.
Northern Iowan 97:25, p.7
11/21/2000 Encourages students to remember the ways Native Americans helped to shape our country.
29 Native American musicican and performance troupe to perform at the University of Northern Iowa, Sept.12
Public Relations News Release 2000:63, p.1
9/7/2000 As a part of Diversity Week, Robert Mirabel, a Native American musician will be performing in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
30 Multiculturalism in the 21st century
Public Relations News Release 1999:315, p.1
3/27/2000 Winona Laduke will discuss the future of Native American culture in the 21st century.
31 Native American title invented by U. S. government
Northern Iowan 96:27, p.8
12/7/1999 Student responds to Myrna Lebron's letter concerning Indians and the settlers.
32 'Modern politically correct view' Pilgrims, Indians may not be accurate
Northern Iowan 96:26, p.10
12/3/1999 Describes the historical relationship between white settlers and American Indians.
33 Native American artists performing at UNI
Northern Iowan 96:23, p.2
11/16/1999 Happy Frejo, an artist of the Pawnee and Seminole Nations, will perform and speak on campus Wednesday and Thursday.
34 Native American performance artist to showcase hip-hop, rap talents
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 96:23, p.8
11/16/1999 Happy Frejo will perform a shawl dance and give two lectures on campus Wednesday and Thursday.
35 Native American performance artist to be on University of Northern Iowa campus Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17-18
Public Relations News Release 1999:135, p.1
11/12/1999 Happy Frejo will perform and speak at UNI on Wednesday and Thursday, November 17-18.
36 Native American Awareness Month celebrated with exhibit, lectures and dance demonstration November 6, 7 & 10 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:130, p.1
11/5/1998 Exhibits and lectures by Donovin Sprague, Ray Young Bear, and Ward Churchill will be presented as part of Native American Awareness Month on UNI's campus.
37 History comes alive through dialogue of medicine man
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:43, p.11
3/10/1998 Larry Morse, Lakota Sioux medicine man, spoke at the UNI Museum last Wednesday; photo.
38 Author Ray Young Bear to give two presentations Wednesday, Nov. 5, at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:95, p.1
11/3/1997 Ray Young Bear will discuss the contributions of Native Americans on the state of Iowa November 5.
39 Investigating the long-term impact of Indian casinos
Public Relations News Release 1997:38, p.1
9/18/1997 Eric Henderson discusses benefits and pitfalls of Indian gaming enterprises.
40 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:39, p.3
2/25/1997 Activities and meetings.
41 Historically speaking
Public Relations News Release 1994:552, p.1
7/17/1995 Harold Wohl comments on the portrayal of Native Americans in the Disney film Pocahontas.
42 Author to give lecture tonight
Northern Edition 3:5, p.8
2/15/1995 Ed McGaa will speak on American Indian spirituality; photo.
43 Native American speaker shares skills and experiences with students
Northern Iowan 91:38, p.1
2/14/1995 Ed McGaa will demonstrate jewelry-making and will give lecture on spirituality; photo.
44 Native American festival benefits campus
Northern Iowan 91:11, p.4
9/30/1994 Festival was learning experience.
45 Sinker defines elimination of Native American slang names in sports coverage
Gruhn--Matthew A. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:11, p.9
9/30/1994 Report on panel discussion; photo.
46 Native American issues topic of round table today
Northern Edition 2:21, p.3
9/28/1994 Schedule for American Indian program and discussion.
47 Offensive nicknames addressed at Native American discussion
Ahlstrand--David R. (Class of 1997)
Northern Iowan 91:10, p.16
9/27/1994 Discussion will focus on media image of American Indians.
48 Panel to investigate Native American issues through round table discussion
Northern Iowan 91:10, p.8
9/27/1994 Panel will discuss image of American Indians in media; other events planned for Indian Nations Festival.
49 Indian Nations Festival
Northern Edition 2:20, p.10
9/21/1994 Schedule of events.
50 Profile: Donovin Sprague
Campus News Network 5:2, p.3
9/19/1994 Profile of the Regents American Indian coordinator Donovin Sprague; photo.


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