COD Hosts Annual Native American Symposium

When you think of native American populations, do you immediately think of rural communities of the country’s first people nations? You might be surprised to learn, there’s a large native population in the Chicago Metro area. This coming week, College of DuPage hosts its annual Native American Symposium. First Light host Brian O’Keefe talked with COD History professor John Paris. Paris is one of the organizers of the week long celebration of native culture.

 Rapper Tall Paul is among the Native Americans taking part in College of DuPage’s annual Native American Symposium

Rapper Tall Paul is among the Native Americans taking part in College of DuPage’s annual Native American Symposium