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Guide to the Native American Educational Services Chicago Community Agencies Records 1892-2001

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Native American Educational Services. Chicago Community Agencies. Records

Dates:

1892-2001

Size:

3 linear feet (5 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This collection consists of materials from organizations in the Chicago area that somehow relate to American Indian life. There are, in particular, a lot of materials about the O-Wai-Ya-Wa school, the St. Augustine's center, sports mascots, holidays and conferences. The collection forms part of the archives of Native American Educational Services.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Native American Educational Services. Chicago Community Agencies. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Established in Chicago in 1974, NAES College (Native American Educational Service) aimed to improve the leadership of Native communities and to ensure that tribal knowledge, traditions and values play a major role in the higher education of Native students. Before closing its doors in 2007, NAES College offered a single degree, a Bachelor's of Arts in General Studies with an emphasis in Public Policy, and tribal knowledge, community service, community development and leadership.

Scope Note

This collection contains copies of numerous historical documents related to the organizations, foundations, societies, drop-in centers, festivals, events, and protests associated with the Native American population in Chicago from the end of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first. The fliers, publications, and articles connected to this history are accompanied by articles documenting their legal, social, economic, and cultural context over the course of the twentieth century. There are six series in this collection.

Series I: Native American Community and Resource Centers in Chicago contains documents related to two Native American Community and Resource Centers in Chicago from the 1970s and 1980s.

Series II: World’s Fair, Festivals, and Holidays in Chicago contains the publications, articles, fliers, and correspondence related to various festivals, holidays, and events in Chicago. Many, including those related to the Chicago World’s Fair, are copies of historical documents.

Series III: Chicago Native American Agencies, Foundations, and Events is the largest series and contains various brochures, articles, and correspondence related to a variety of Native American Foundations and Agencies in Chicago, as well as the events organized by these institutions throughout the twentieth century.

Series IV: Urban Native American Social Issues contains publications and fliers related to social issues in Chicago including education, alcoholism, and gaming.

Series V: Native American Legal Issues contains copies of historical documents related to land claims and treaties in the Chicago area, including some presidential correspondence.

Series VI: Individuals contains folders, as they were found in the collection, related to a different individuals connected to Chicago Community Organizations.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

s Series I: Native American Community and Resource Centers in Chicago, 1963-1994

Box 1   Folder 1

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, History, 1983-1985

Box 1   Folder 2

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Organizational Charts and By-Laws, 1994

Box 1   Folder 3

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Reports, 1979-1980

Box 1   Folder 4

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Minutes, 1986

Box 1   Folder 5

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Correspondence, 1988

Box 1   Folder 6

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Correspondence among Outsiders, 1980

Box 1   Folder 7

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Handbooks, 1979-1980

Box 1   Folder 8

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Programs and Fliers, etc, 1987-1988

Box 1   Folder 9

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Proposals, 1972-1985

Box 1   Folder 10

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, "The Indian Way," 1972-1973

Box 1   Folder 11

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Miscellaneous Documents, 1979

Box 1   Folder 12

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Articles, 1972-1982

Box 1   Folder 13

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Mailing List, 1979

Box 1   Folder 14

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Curriculum Materials, 1973-1974

Box 1   Folder 15

O-Wai-Ya-Wa, Newspaper/Human Interest, 1972-1982

Box 1   Folder 16

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Articles, 1963-1991

Box 1   Folder 17

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Grant Proposals and Reports, 1970

Box 1   Folder 18

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Brochures, undated

Box 1   Folder 19

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Correspondence, 1966-1992

Box 1   Folder 20

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Board Meetings, 1981

Box 1   Folder 21

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Other Reports, 1984

Box 1   Folder 22

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Annual Reports, 1965-1970

Box 1   Folder 23

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Fliers, 1988-1994

Box 1   Folder 24

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, History, undated

Box 1   Folder 25

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Lists, undated

Box 1   Folder 26

St Augustine’s Center for American Indians, Internal Revenue Code

Series II: World’s Fair, Festivals, and Holidays in Chicago, 1892-1989

Box 2   Folder 1

World’s Fair, Articles, 1892-1989

Box 2   Folder 2

World’s Fair, History of Event, 1976-1986

Box 2   Folder 3

World’s Fair, Photographs, 1985

Box 2   Folder 4

World’s Fair, Miscellaneous Documents, 1934-1977

Box 2   Folder 5

World’s Fair, Reports, 1933-1934

Box 2   Folder 6

World’s Fair, Meetings, 1932

Box 2   Folder 7

World’s Fair, Correspondence, 1933

Box 2   Folder 8

World’s Fair, Publications, 1934

Box 2   Folder 9

World’s Fair, Articles & Press Releases, 1930-1934

Box 2   Folder 10

World’s Fair, Printed Material, 1893

Box 2   Folder 11

Railroad Fair, Brochures, 1948

Box 2   Folder 12

Railroad Fair, Articles, 1948-1949

Box 2   Folder 13

American Indian Festival, List of Publications, 1968

Box 2   Folder 14

American Indian Festival, Event History, 1968

Box 2   Folder 15

American Indian Festival, "American Indian Festival in Pictures," 1968

Box 2   Folder 16

American Indian Day, Reports, 1923-1934

Box 2   Folder 17

American Indian Day, Minutes, 1920

Box 2   Folder 18

American Indian Day, Operational Planning, 1920s-1934

Box 2   Folder 19

American Indian Day, Correspondence, 1920s-1933

Box 2   Folder 20

American Indian Day, Publications, 1920-1988

Box 2   Folder 21

American Indian Day, Law, 1919-1986

Box 2   Folder 22

American Indian Day, Miscellaneous, 1987

Box 2   Folder 23

American Indian Day, Articles, Folder 1, 1920-1929

Box 2   Folder 24

American Indian Day, Articles, Folder 2, 1930-1988

Box 2   Folder 25

American Indian Day, Articles, Folder 3, 1920-1922

Box 2   Folder 26

American Indian Day, Lists, 1922

Box 2   Folder 27

Columbus Day, Articles, 1989-1991

Box 2   Folder 28

Indian History Month, Legal Opinions and Decisions, Laws Passed, 1988

Box 2   Folder 29

Indian History Month, Operational Correspondence, 1987

Box 2   Folder 30

Indian History Month, Fliers, 1987

Box 2   Folder 31

Thanksgiving, Articles, 1972-1988

Box 2   Folder 32

Society of American Indians Conference, Souvenir Program, September 27-30, 1923

Box 2   Folder 33

Society of American Indians Conference, Reports, 1923

Box 2   Folder 34

Society of American Indians Conference, Article, 1923

Box 2   Folder 35

American Indian Chicago Conference of 1961, Reports, 1961

Box 2   Folder 36

American Indian Chicago Conference of 1961, Fliers, 1961

Box 2   Folder 37

American Indian Chicago Conference of 1961, Articles, 1961

Series III: Chicago Native American Agencies, Foundations, and Events, 1920-2000

Box 2   Folder 38

Newberry Library, Religious Freedom Conference, 1988

Box 2   Folder 39

Newberry Library, D’Arcy McNickle Center, Correspondence and Brochures, 1993-2000

Box 3   Folder 1

Newberry Library, D’Arcy McNickle Center, Correspondence and Brochures, 1986-1997

Box 3   Folder 2

Newberry Library, D’Arcy McNickle Center, Correspondence and Fliers, 1986-1998

Box 3   Folder 3

Newberry Library, D’Arcy McNickle Center, Proposals and Correspondence, 1982-1984

Box 3   Folder 4

Newberry Library, D’Arcy McNickle Center, Correspondence and Job Descriptions, 1987

Box 3   Folder 5

North American Indian Foundation, Brochure, undated

Box 3   Folder 6

North American Indian Foundation, Personal Papers, 1958

Box 3   Folder 7

NISAADZID, Alcoholics Anonymous, 1995

Box 3   Folder 8

Chicago Black Hawks, Agency Histories, 1986

Box 3   Folder 9

Chicago Black Hawks, Publications & Advertising, 1986

Box 3   Folder 10

Chicago Black Hawks, Articles & Press Releases, 1989

Box 3   Folder 11

Bowling, Fliers, 1988-1992

Box 3   Folder 12

Canadian Indian Run Chicago, Correspondence, 1989

Box 3   Folder 13

Canadian Indian Run Chicago, Fliers, 1989

Box 3   Folder 14

Canadian Indian Run Chicago, Press, 1989

Box 3   Folder 15

Dickson Mounds, Articles, 1969-1990

Box 3   Folder 16

Dickson Mounds, Articles, 1990

Box 3   Folder 17

Dickson Mounds, Correspondence, 1933

Box 3   Folder 18

Dickson Mounds, Fliers, 1990

Box 3   Folder 19

Young Tribal Organization, Constitution, 1968

Box 3   Folder 20

Young Nation Youth Theater, Fliers, 1993

Box 3   Folder 21

Women of All Red Nations, Fliers, 1991

Box 3   Folder 22

Lincoln Park Encampment, Publications, Centennial Program, 1903

Box 3   Folder 23

Lincoln Park Encampment, Articles, 1903

Box 3   Folder 24

Melrose Park Train Wreck 1904, Articles, 1987

Box 3   Folder 25

American Indian Gift Store, Business Card, undated

Box 3   Folder 26

Okee Chee’s Wild Horse Gallery, Articles, 1989

Box 3   Folder 27

BIA Chicago Warehouse, Records, undated

Box 3   Folder 28

BIA Chicago Warehouse, Agency History, undated

Box 3   Folder 29

BIA Chicago Warehouse, Correspondence among Outsiders, 1899

Box 3   Folder 30

BIA Relocation, Agency History, 1979

Box 3   Folder 31

BIA Relocation, Correspondence among Outsiders, 1951

Box 3   Folder 32

BIA Relocation, Advisory Group Meetings, 1951-1952

Box 3   Folder 33

Ministry of Presence among American Indians, Programs and Fliers, 1998-2000

Box 3   Folder 34

Kaiapo Support Group, Fliers, 1989

Box 3   Folder 35

Chicago Friends of the American Indian, Publications, 1923

Box 3   Folder 36

Chicago Friends of the American Indian, Articles, 1923

Box 3   Folder 37

Chicago Historical Society, Articles, 1920

Box 3   Folder 38

De Paul, Native Americans and the European Encounter, April 6-June 5 1992

Box 3   Folder 39

Friends in Council of Evanston, Articles, 1925-1929

Box 3   Folder 40

Indian Fellowship Committee of the Tenth District of Illinois, Publications, 1924

Box 3   Folder 41

Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland, Fliers, 1992-2001

Box 3   Folder 42

Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland, Articles, 1971-1994

Box 4   Folder 1

United Methodist Church American Indian Task Force, Job Descriptions, 1989

Box 4   Folder 2

Mitchell Indian Museum, Fliers, 1994-2001

Box 4   Folder 3

Mitchell Indian Museum, Publications, 1998-2001

Box 4   Folder 4

Mitchell Indian Museum, Fliers, 1999-2001

Box 4   Folder 5

Mitchell Indian Museum, Brochure, 1989

Box 4   Folder 6

Chicago Public Library, Indians of Illinois, Publications and Brochures, 1995

Box 4   Folder 7

Northern Illinois University, Gathering of Nations, Fliers, 1994

Box 4   Folder 8

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures, Fliers, 1998-2001

Box 4   Folder 9

Chicago Museums, Native American Artifacts, Articles, 1993-1994

Box 4   Folder 10

Arts, Publications, Brochures, and Fliers, 1940

Box 4   Folder 11

Chicago Native American Organizations and Programs, Various Materials, 1995-1999

Box 4   Folder 12

First Annual Chicago American Indian Film Festival, 1989

Box 4   Folder 13

Dance Competition, Article, 1988

Box 4   Folder 14

Naperville Redskins, Minutes of Meetings, 1991-1992

Box 4   Folder 15

Naperville Redskins, Correspondence, 1990-1992

Box 4   Folder 16

Naperville Redskins, Articles, 1990-1992

Box 4   Folder 17

Naperville Redskins, Printed Materials, undated

Series IV: Urban Social Issues, 1913-2001

Box 4   Folder 18

Alcoholism, Fliers, 1987-1988

Box 4   Folder 19

Alcoholism, Articles, 1969-1986

Box 4   Folder 20

Child Abuse & Neglect, Articles, 1989-1994

Box 4   Folder 21

Education, American Indian Education in the Chicago Public Schools: A Review and Analysis of Relevant Data and Issues, 1992

Box 4   Folder 22

Education, General, 1981-1996

Box 4   Folder 23

Niles West High School, Indian Mascot, Articles, 1989

Box 4   Folder 24

Employment/Economic Development, Correspondence, 1899

Box 4   Folder 25

Employment/Economic Development, General, 1993

Box 4   Folder 26

"BIA/HIS/ANA/DOL, Urban Indian Hearings Announced" American Indian Review 4, March 1982

Box 4   Folder 27

"Indians drown in the melting pot", Jess Carlos, A Lerner Newspaper, September 1980

Box 4   Folder 28

Miscellaneous Articles, 1989

Box 5   Folder 1

Bingo and Gaming Articles, 1988-1993

Box 5   Folder 2

Native American Owned Businesses, 1977-1992

Box 5   Folder 3

Health, Articles, undated

Box 5   Folder 4

Indian Culture in the City, Correspondence and Articles, 1949-1982

Box 5   Folder 5

Stereotyping and Discrimination, Fliers, 1991-1992

Box 5   Folder 6

Chief Illiniwek, Articles, 1989-1990

Box 5   Folder 7

Chief Illiniwek, Correspondence, 1989-1991

Box 5   Folder 8

Television, 1992-1994

Box 5   Folder 9

Miscellaneous Materials, 1913-2001

Series V: Native American Legal Issues, 1898-1993

Box 5   Folder 10

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Articles, 1982

Box 5   Folder 11

Williams vs the City of Chicago, Correspondence and Legal Opinions, 1919-1988

Box 5   Folder 12

Williams vs the City of Chicago, Legal Decisions, 1913-1917

Box 5   Folder 13

Administration for Native Americans, Articles, 1982

Box 5   Folder 14

"Sedition?!", David Beck, NAES Rule 36, 1988

Box 5   Folder 15

Department of the Interior, Indian School Service, Correspondence, 1898-1899

Box 5   Folder 16

Land Claims, Motion to Return Fort Sheridan to Indians, 1989

Box 5   Folder 17

American Indian Declaration, World’s Faiths, 1993

Box 5   Folder 18

Treaty Rights, Articles, 1989

Box 5   Folder 19

"Report on Indian Legislation," 1966

Series VI: Individuals, 1992-2000

Box 5   Folder 20

Vicki Deer-Houston, 2000

Box 5   Folder 21

Nick Cywink, undated

Box 5   Folder 22

Jean Bad Moccasin-Szewczyk, 1992

Box 5   Folder 23

Florence "Flow" Dunham, 1995

Box 5   Folder 24

Sorrel Goodwin, 1995

Box 5   Folder 25

Michael Harris, undated

Box 5   Folder 26

Jamison C Matho, undated

Box 5   Folder 27

Mark LaRoque, undated

Box 5   Folder 28

Athena LaTocha, 1995

Box 5   Folder 29

Jeff Abbey Maldonado, undated

Box 5   Folder 30

Elmer Twocrow, undated

Box 5   Folder 31

Ed Two-Rivers, undated

Box 5   Folder 32

Robert Wapahai, undated

Box 5   Folder 33

Allen Turner, undated

Box 5   Folder 34

Sharon Skolnick, 1994-1995

Box 5   Folder 35

James Yellowbank, 1998

Box 5   Folder 36

Timothy Hayes, 1993

Box 5   Folder 37

Jolene Starr, 1998

Box 5   Folder 38

Ingrid Washinawatok, 1999