Newberry Library D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Established: 1972 as the Center for the History of the American Indian; later renamed the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Affiliate since June 2011. Membership: 20 member institutions in the Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies (NCAIS). Annual dues: Contact McNickle Center for details regarding dues.

Statement of Purpose: The McNickle Center’s goals are to encourage the use of the Newberry collections in American Indian and indigenous studies; improve the quality of what is written about American Indians and indigenous peoples; educate teachers about American Indian and indigenous cultures, histories, and literatures; assist American Indian tribal and indigenous historians in their research; and provide a meeting ground where scholars, teachers, tribal historians, and others interested in American Indian and indigenous studies can discuss their work with each other.

Annual Meeting: Annual NCAIS Liaisons’ Meeting in July of each year.

Website: http://www.newberry.org/darcy-mcnickle-center-american-indian-and-indigenous-studies

Address
Newberry Library
D'Arcy McNickle Center
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610-7324

Primary Contact: Julie Pelletier, pelletierj@newberry.org

Officers

Director
Julie Pelletier
Newberry Library
E-mail: pelletierj@newberry.org

Program Coordinator
Patrick Rochford
Newberry Library
E-mail: rochfordp@newberry.org