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American Indian Association of Illinois

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Seniors

Location

6554 N. Rockwellchicago, IL 60645 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To provide education to American Indians and others who might be interested.

Description

The American Indian Association of Illinois is the primary educational institution for American Indians in the state of Illinois. It offers a four year college degree in cooperation with Eastern Illinois University as well as programs to explore and preserve Native American languages and cultures. Other educational programs involve Native American children and youth and mentoring opportunities for older adults. It also houses the Native American Artist's Registry, the Black Hawk Dance Troupe, the American Indian Women's Alliance, the American Indian Economic Development Institute and the American Indian Library and Archives.

Reviews

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by Dorene W. from Chicago, IL (Administrator for this Organization) (June 20, 2010)
The American Indian Association of Illinois is the best American Indian education program in Chicago. It offers a fantastic college program on the weekends fully accredited by Eastern Illinois University. It also sponsors the Chicago American Indian Museum Without Walls and the award winning Black Hawk American Indian Music and Dance Performance Company, which is the oldest and finest of its kind in the world. Visit http://chicago-american-indian-edu.org

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