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.

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Upcoming Events:

    Thursday August 18, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
    IU Culture fest
    Location: IU Auditorium
    Our tent will feature trail mix and buffalo jerky for food and the drum group, Iron Bear, for Native American drumming and singing.

    Friday August 19, 12 - 2pm
    Open House
    Location: FNECC
    Iron Bear will be back for more traditional Native American drumming and singing! We will serve a warm lunch and ice cold refreshments. Tours of our house will be given and FNECC staff and students will be around to chat with about upcoming events this Fall semester.

    Monday August 29, 2 - 6pm
    Student Involvement Fair
    Location: Dunn Meadow

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.