Welcome to the NACC!

An open conversation

President Peter Salovey and Dean Jonathan Holloway, at the August 29, 2015, freshman assembly, urged the Yale community to engage in a campus-wide discussion of the name of Calhoun College, in light of John C. Calhoun’s strident views in support of slavery. To read the text of both speeches, learn about related events and resources, and provide responses, click here.

 

NACC Mission

The NACC strives to maintain a permanent and prominent Native American presence at Yale that incorporates and supports the success of future Native leaders through recruitment, encouragement, mentoring, service, and the fostering of a community that makes Yale the most sought after Ivy Institution for Native American achievement, research and solidarity.


NACC Core Values

  1. Nurturing individual and community wholeness through collaboration, family, kinship, and spirituality.
  2. Sustaining cultural preservation by acknowledging history and responsibility.
  3. Promoting respect with pride, inclusion and recognition of diversity.
  4. Fostering leadership through accountability, transparency, assertiveness, and honesty. We invite and encourage interested members of the Yale community to attend any of our events.

 

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