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2020 AIC Scholastic Award Recipients

April 28, 2020

The American Indian Center is pleased to announce their 2020 Scholastic Award recipients. Every year, the UNC American Indian Center distributes impactful scholastic awards. The Faith Danielle Hedgepeth Scholarship Award and the Carolina Native Service Scholars Award are given annually … Read more

Student Spotlight: Native UNC Marching Band Musicians

March 23, 2020

Juanita Paz-Chalacha and Zachary Richardson are both undergraduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill. Juanita Paz-Chalacha is a first year at UNC-Chapel Hill and is from Cherokee, NC. She is a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. She plays the … Read more

Student Spotlight: Paving the Way to Perfect Smiles

February 28, 2020

Callie Ledford and Caitlin Martin are both juniors and Dental Hygiene year one students who are working towards fulfilling their dreams of becoming dental hygienists. Both women dreamed of coming to Carolina and were incredibly excited when they learned of … Read more

2020 Carolina Horizons: Applications NOW Available

February 20, 2020

The 2020 Carolina Horizons application is NOW available. The deadline for students to apply is March 31, 2020. This program will be held June 17-20, 2020. The application can be found on the American Indian Center’s website (select the “Carolina … Read more

2020 Carolina Indian Circle Powwow – February 29th

February 12, 2020

The Carolina Indian Circle will be hosting their 33rd Annual Powwow on UNC-Chapel Hill’s Campus on February 29, 2020. There you will be able to experience American Indian culture and traditions first hand. You will be able to witness dancing … Read more

2020 AIC Scholastic Award Opportunities are Now Open!

December 13, 2019

The UNC American Indian Center offers two monetary, scholastic awards for students that have demonstrated an interest in serving the North Carolina American Indian population.  These awards are the Carolina Native Service Scholars Award and The Faith Danielle Hedgepeth Scholarship … Read more