Indiana University Bloomington

First Nations Educational and Cultural Center
Unit of the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs

Welcome to the FNECC

The FNECC is open to everyone regardless of cultural, racial or tribal background. We attempt to create an identity politics 'free zone' where First Nations, Indigenous, and our non-Native allies can come together to pursue building community, academic achievement and cultural preservation.

Upcoming Events:

    Wednesday September 7, 12:30 - 1:30pm
    FNECC Lunchtime Speaker
    Location: FNECC
    Jason Jackson is the Director of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures as well as a professor in Anthropology. His talk is titled, “From the Native Southeast (of North America) to the Native Southwest (of China): Collaborative Museum Ethnography.” Lunch will be served.

    Wednesday September 21, 12:30 - 1:30pm
    FNECC Lunchtime Speaker
    Location: FNECC
    Elizabeth Watts Malouchos, Associate Research Scientist, Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology. Her talk is titled, "Constructing Community: Investigating Mississippian Architectural Practices in Southwestern Indiana"

    Wednesday September 28, 5:00 - 8:00pm
    BYOP Craft and Movie Night
    Location: FNECC

    Wednesday October 5, 12:30 - 1:30pm
    BYOP Craft and Movie Night
    Location: FNECC

    Friday October 7, All Day
    AISA/NAGSA trip to Chicago Indian Center
    Location: Chicago Indian Center

To sign for any events please contact us at or (812) 855-4814


The mission of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center (FNECC) revolves around four central goals:

A slideshow displays here; you need Adobe Flash Player to view it. 1) To build a Native community within the University.
2) To provide educational opportunities that further awareness and recognize contributions of the First Nations people.
3) To enhance the recognition and reputation of Indiana University in American Indian. Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian communities.
4) To support and increase Native student recruitment and retention.

FNECC Address: 712 East Eighth Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47408 - FNECC Email: - FNECC Phone: (812) 855-4814

Upcoming Events

Click here for the FNECC's Events Calendar.