February 8, 1928
Pueblo Native Americans
Pueblo Native Americans give a performance in Pullen Hall including a talk about customs, sand painting, and dance.
April 13, 1973
Tuscarora Indian Protest
NC State students participated in a march to the Capitol with Tuscarora Indians. They were protesting changes in Robeson County schools, the lack of federal recognition of the tribe, and the name change from Tuscarora to Lumbee. Tribe members spent the night at the Baptist Student Center before marching to the State Capitol.
Indian Hobbyists Club
The Indian Hobbyists Club was started to celebrate Indian history and dance. The club participated in a pow wow organized by the Order of the Arrow, a branch of the Boy Scouts of America.
1st Annual Pow Wow
The First Annual Pow Wow was held in 1990. The Pow Wow is a celebration of Native American culture, including food, dress, and especially dance.
April 5, 1990
1st Annual Cultural Awareness Day
Cultural Awareness Day was sponsored by the Native American Student Association and included traditional dancers and a medicine man.
Indian Heritage Month
Chancellor Larry Monteith and Native American students sign a proclamation naming November Native American Heritage Month. Monteith also discussed a peer mentor program and increased recruitment of Native American students and faculty.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
The NCSU Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society was formed.
November 10, 1998
Native American 10 Commandments
The Native American 10 Commandments are posted in the Technician
March 1, 1999
Native American Student Association
Three organizations, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Native American Student Association, and the Society of Native American Culture merge under one name, the Native American Student Association.
- 2001 Office of Native American Student Affairs Established
May 1, 2001
Phi Sigma Nu
The NCSU Chapter of Phi Sigma Nu (Native American fraternity) was chartered.
August 17, 2001
1st Annual Native American Symposium
Organized by the Office of Native American and Hispanic Affairs, the Native American Symposium offered information for incoming freshmen including how to navigate campus and financial aid.
September 21-22, 2001
Building Stronger Native Leaders for Our Future Conference
The NCSU Chapter of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society hosts the conference in Talley Student Center. Activities included a career fair, presentations, campus tours, and a pow wow.
November 5, 2001
Proclamation Presented to Chancellor Fox
Members of the Native American Student Association and American Indian Science and Engineering Society present Chancellor Marye Anne Fox with a framed copy of a proclamation naming November Indian Heritage Month. Governor Mike Easley signed the proclamation.
November 7, 2002
Indian Heritage Month
Governor Mike Easley declares November Indian Heritage Month in North Carolina. Native American Student Association members present Chancellor Marye Anne Fox with a copy of Easley's proclamation.
November 14 - 16, 2002
Annual Native American Recruitment Weekend
High School students from Native American communities visit campus.
November 18, 2003
Indian Mascots : What's All the Hype About?
The Office of Native American Student Affairs sponsors this panel discussion.
November 8, 2004
Native American Forum
The Native American Forum "Language and Identity" hosted by Multicultural Student Affairs and CHASS.
Sigma Omicron Epsilon
The NCSU Chapter of Sigma Omicron Epsilon (Native American sorority) was chartered.
Native American Studies Minor
The minor in Native American Studies was established in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Native American Culture Night
Native American Culture Night is an annual event sponsored by the Native American Student Association.
18th Annual Pow Wow
Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, the Pow Wow is a celebration of Native American culture, including food, dress, and especially dance.
- April 2009 19th Annual Pow Wow