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April 2019

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn More

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September 2019

D-Day Warriors: American Indians in the Military

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Trickster Gallery, 190 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193 United States
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D-Day Warriors honors Native soldiers who served during World War II and throughout U.S. history. The exhibition follows the story of Charles Shay, a young medic who served as one of 500 American Indian soldiers at the D-Day invasion. Through photography, historical accounts and video interviews, get a personal look at Shay’s experience and gain a broader understanding of American Indian’s service in the military, past and present. Included with Museum Admission

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Exhibit: Stunning Stories in American Indian Jewelry

September 28 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 central street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, IL is excited to announce the opening of a new exhibit, “Stunning Stories in American Indian Jewelry”. For thousands of years, artisans have expressed their cultural stories in a wide range of jewelry: showing off local and prized trade materials, expressing traditional symbols, and perfecting new techniques and designs adapted from other cultures. Native and non-Native peoples have cherished Native American-made jewelry not just for its intrinsic beauty, but especially, the…

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November 2019

Illinois Native Veterans Group: Mural Unveiling at John Hancock Center

November 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
John hancock center, 875 North Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Native veterans are invited to attend Native veteran artist Robert Wapahi’s mural unveiling at the John Hancock Center on November 13th at 3:30pm. If you are a veteran and would like to attend, please contact Joe Podlasek at [email protected] for more details and to reserve your name on the guest list.

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First Nations Film and Video Festival

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 central street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Thursday, November 7th First Nations Film and Video Festival 6:00pm-7:30pm Free with admission! The Mitchell Museum will host the Fall 2019 First Nations Film and Video Festival on November 14th, 6:00pm-7:30pm. Join us for a program of films made by tribal youth, featuring “Ahomapénî: Relations and Rez Dogs”, a documentary by Jarret Twoyoungmen, Canadian Nakoda, and the Nakoda AV Club. The film explores the question, “What do dogs need to be healthy and happy?” to illuminate different conceptions of human-animal…

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