blog postsChicago American Indian Center4. Chicago Indigenous CommunityImagesYou can find the full list of American Indian Center (AIC) events on the Calendar page. Men's Talking Circle The American Indian Center announces that this month’s Men’s Talking Circle event will be held on May 6th, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. This will take place over Zoom. More details on how to join or tune in will be updated. MORE DETAILS Audio Overdose The American Indian Center announces the American Indian Center: Audio Overdose event that will be held on May 7, 2020, at 6:00 p.m via Zoom. Everyone is welcome to join us for an evening of music and discussion. MORE DETAILS (Rescheduled) Night of Poetry The American Indian Center announces our Night of Poetry event that will be held on May 13th, 2020, at 6:00 p.m via Zoom. MORE DETAILS Food Distribution: The American Indian Center will be giving away food baskets this Friday, May 8th, 2020. This will be curbside pickup while supplies last. For more information or to reserve your food basket please call the AIC at 773-275-5871 or email Molly at email@example.com. Virtual Book Club:The American Indian Center (AIC) and Northwestern's Center for Native American and Indigenous Research will be starting a new virtual book club. To sign up and get a free copy of the book There There by Tommy Orange you can fill out this form. MORE DETAILS Coloring Books: We will be providing as many resources as we can during this time. You can follow this link for resources for students. We will also be sending out Native coloring books and colored pencils to anyone who wants one. You can sign up by filling out this form here. Little One's Story Time: Little One's Story Time is designed for families with children 3-7 years of age but families with older and younger children are also welcome. It's a 1 hour zoom group split up into Story of the Week with small discussion lead by different staff and community members of AIC.The first 15-20 minutes will be designated to talk with parents about art activities and safe social distancing outdoor science activities families can do to further engage with each story's theme.Our goals are to jump-start early childhood literacy, support the cultural vitality and academic achievement of members of the Native American community, and build relationships among young community members and with allies within the Albany Park community and beyond, that disrupt cycles of misrepresentation and under representation of Native American cultures.We're spotlighting Native Authored books but may also include a few books from authors who spotlight marginalized and under-represented groups, as well.Right now we are collecting information for people who are interested to see what times would work best. If you are interested please fill out this form with the best availability. Container Gardening Seed Kit Distribution Sign Up: Since our last seed starting kit distribution was such a success, we've decided we're going to plan another one! The date is to be determined, but if you're interested in reserving one you can fill out this form here.