Zianne Richardson (MihÁ:oknaho:) and Evynn Richardson (Ksé:hahiyé) hail from Halifax County and are members of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe. Zianne, a UNC senior and Morehead-Cain scholar who majors in Human Development… Read more »
“Breaking Barriers and Giving Back: A Public Health Student’s Mission to Empower her Community”
For Alayah, public health has always been an interest even when she was unsure of which path she would take in higher education. Alayah Johnson-Jennings (Choctaw, Quapaw, Sac and Fox,… Read more »
“Navigating Identity and Academics: A Nahua Student’s Perspective”
Bri Alonso-Vazquez (Nahua) has always felt strongly about her identity and tries to incorporate that into everything she does. Her journey at Carolina was a rocky start, unsure of where… Read more »
HNNC January 2023: Managing Overwhelm, Promoting Food Sovereignty, and Program Growth
On January 20, 2023, the American Indian Center held a Healthy Native North Carolinians (HNNC) Network gathering at the North Carolina Botanical Garden! The event served as an opportunity to… Read more »
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Isabella Lane Named 2022-2023 Faith Danielle Hedgepeth Award Recipient
Isabella Lane (she/they) is the recipient of the 2022-2023 Faith Danielle Hedgepeth Award. Her Indigeneity goes back to Mexico, specifically the Chichimeca Tribe. She is currently a sophomore UNC student… Read more »
2022-2023 AIC Scholastic Awards: Apply Today!
2022-2023 AIC Scholastic Awards During this 2022-2023 academic year, the UNC American Indian Center will be offering two monetary, scholastic awards for students that have demonstrated an interest in serving… Read more »
2021-2022 Carolina Native Service Scholars Recipients
This year the American Indian Center awarded four fantastic Tar Heels with the 2021-2022 Carolina Native Service Scholars Award: Dalton Locklear (Lumbee), Lyric Locklear (Lumbee), Halona Lewis (Lumbee), and Elson… Read more »
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