Schools that continue to use Indian imagery and references claim that their use stimulates interest in Native American culture and honors Native Americans. These institutions have simply failed to listen to the Native groups, religious leaders, and civil rights organizations that oppose these symbols. These Indian-based symbols and team names are not accurate representations of Native Americans.

NAIVC Community Meeting - March 2018

This year NAIVC will be hosting 4 meetings throughout the 2018 year.
We hope that you will be able to join us and take part in the activities.

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3rd Annual Coshocton Earth Day Festival

Come join Thunder Nation as they perform and discuss traditional songs at the 3rd Annual Coshocton Earth Day Festival presented by Coshocton Environmental and Community Awareness (CECA), an educational 501c3 located in Coshocton, Ohio. The Thunder Nation performance will open the festival.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Opening Day Demonstration 2018

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Viewpoint: Sask. rural water sources need different cleanup process

"Trail of Tears" Movie -- Oberlin Indigenous Peoples' Day Film Series

This movie explores the resolve and resilience of the Cherokee people, who resisted removal from their homelands in the Southeast in every way they knew: assimilating, adopting a European-style government and legal system, adopting Christianity, and even taking their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Though the Cherokee won recognition of tribal sovereignty in the U.S.

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Oberlin Student Labor Action Coalition 2018 Weekend of Action Symposium

Come attend a talk by guest speaker Leon Briggs (Seneca) comparing the "Indian Health Care" program with traditional health care: religious, herbal, and spiritual. Mr. Briggs will discuss health issues facing Native communities and how to deal with these issues and balance traditional ways of life by using traditional, spiritual, and cultural remedies. This event is free and open to the public. This talk is part of Oberlin's Student Labor Action Coalition (SLAC) annual Weekend of Action symposium (March 30th-April 1, 2018).
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March 5 - CALL TO ACTION - Fountain of the Pioneers, Kalamazoo MI

Friends of MCARSM,

Please Sign/Comment & Share this petition to remove the Fountain of the Pioneers from the City of Kalamazoo’s town square. It has been protested since its dedication in 1940.

The city commission will be deciding the fate of this deteriorating symbol of Native oppression on Monday, March 5 at Kalamazoo City Hall.

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