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:

    Thursday March 24th , 12:30pm
    Speaker Series with Eduardo Brondizio, Ph.D., Professor, Anthropology
    "A Conversation about the Involvement of and Expectations about Indigenous Peoples in International Conversation and Global Environmental Assessments"

    Wednesday March 30th , 12:30pm
    NAIS sponsored talk with Julie Reed
    "Cherokee Women and the Long Removal Era"

    Tuesday April 5th , 7:00pm
    9th Annual Film series, IU Cinema
    "Playground of the Native Son"

    Thursday April 7th , 2-3:30pm
    Ed Kabotie short films and discussion, Hodge Hall
    Ed will also be performing at the Player's Pub in Bloomington from 5-7pm.

    Friday April 8th , 12-1:00pm
    Ed Kabotie(Hopi, Tewa) musical performance, Hoagy Carmicheal Room in Morrison Hall
    Reception to follow at FNECc.

    Monday April 11th , 7:00pm
    9th Annual Film series, IU Cinema
    "The Cherooke Word for Water".

    Thursday April 21st , 12:30pm
    Speaker Series with Ricardo Higelin Ponce de Leon
    "Zapotec Human Remains or Ancestors? Descendant Communities and Cultural Heritage in Southern Mexico."

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.