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Land Acknowledgement : Native History in Uptown

E-Resources: Articles, Blogs and Websites reflecting on Native Americans in Chicago

Uptown's Native American Population

A blog exploring Native American stories in Uptown Chicago



Written in 2007, Stephanie Williams interviewed multiple Native Americans living in Uptown and other Chicago neighborhoods.


 "People from across the city come to the American Indian Center for cultural events," said Kermit Valentino. When he was a kid, the center "was a place to hang out, and I did." (Photo by Mary Hanlon)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


Study Highlights The Challenges And Contributions Of Native Americans In Chicago 

Written by Natalie Moore in 2019



Chicago Tribune article  about the decision to move the American Indian Center.

Written by William Lee in 2016.


Blog that explores Chicago neighborhood histories.