American Indian Center

Carolina Indian Circle Hosted 3rd Annual Cultural Show

December 14, 2017

The Carolina Union’s auditorium was nearly packed with spectators from all across campus and the surrounding communities to support the Carolina Indian Circle’s 3rd Annual Cultural Showcase on Nov. 29, 2017 . Carolina Indian Circle (CIC) is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s American Indian student interest group. The group’s goal was to offer… Read more »

AIC 2016 Report Creating Native Student Access and Success in Higher Education

December 21, 2016

In 2014, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill signed a resolution with North Carolina tribes resolving to hold an annual gathering of the eight North Carolina native nations on campus to hear directly from tribes about ways the University can support tribal sovereignty, self-determination and Native nation rebuilding through research, teaching and service…. Read more »

Smith Wins Impact Award for Research with Tribal Communities

April 28, 2016

American Indian Center graduate intern, Teryn Smith, won an Impact Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work for her engaged research with North Carolina Native communities on a project entitled, “Medicine Wheel Measure of Wellbeing: Talking Circles as a Method of Healing in NC American Indian Communities.” Smith… Read more »

Chancellor Folt Visits the American Indian Center

December 21, 2015

In response to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s recent Town Hall on race and inclusion, the American Indian Center hosted an event called “Post the Walls” for American Indian students to share personal stories about their Carolina experience. Students were hosted by the AIC in an effort to create a safe space… Read more »