Longhouse Culture and Community Nights: Spring 2024
Culture & Community Nights at the Longhouse

1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, 5:30-7:30 pm, Many Nations Longhouse

Come join us for food, fellowship, and fun as we gather in community and hold each other up! 

Native Engagement Time Poster, Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm, Many Nations Longhouse
Native Engagement Time

Every Wednesday, 1:30-3:30pm, Many Nations Longhouse

Drop-in advising, career coaching, tutoring, supplies, and snacks! Contact Norma Trefren ( for more information. 

My Powerful Hair Cover, Steph Littlebird MNCH Exhibit
Wednesday, November 8, 2023-June 2024, Museum of Natural and Cultural History

The museum welcomes Steph Littlebird as the 2023-2024 Oregon—Where Past is Present featured contemporary artist.

Through her work, Steph Littlebird (enrolled member of Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) engages issues related to present-day Indigenous identities, marginalized histories, and responsible land stewardship. Her vibrant graphic imagery combines traditional styles of her Indigenous ancestors with contemporary illustration aesthetics.

NAIS Graduation Poster: June 15, 2:30 pm, EMU Ballroom
2024 Native Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, June 15, 2024, 2:30 pm. EMU Ballroom. 

Families, friends, and community members are welcome as we celebrate the Class of 2024 of Native American and Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students! 

NILI Summer Institute and TRaiLS 2024
Sunday, June 23-Saturday, June 29, University of Oregon (Online sessions are also available)

Registration now open:

We are excited to announce our dates for NILI Summer Institute and TRaiLS 2024! Please mark your calendar and visit the 2024 Summer Institute webpage for details and additoinal information. 

Ways to attend:  

  • Summer Institute: In-person at the University of Oregon campus  
  • TRaiLs: Live, online options also available for those physically unable to attend

Summer Institute will include different tracks based on educator experience and skill level. TRaiLS will include daily mid-day presentations and conversations led by experts from Native communities.


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Save the Date: Indigenous Pre-College Academy (IPCA), 2024! 
July 28-August 3, 2024, University of Oregon Campus

Eligibility: IPCA is open to all high school students who will be in grades 9-12 in the coming school year. Priority will be given to rising juniors and seniors who are enrolled citizens from the nine federally recognized tribes of Oregon or from the other 34 recognized tribes in our statewide compact. 

Price: IPCA is a free program. Housing and meals are provided. Students will need to arrange their own travel to and from Eugene.

Application Process: Applications for IPCA are now open. The deadline to apply is June 7, 2024.

Contact Info: Olivia Iverson, Coordinator for Native/Indigenous Recruitment, 541-346-1219,