This article is for the museum. For the Alpha, see Mitchell.

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is a museum in Evanston, Illinois.[1]


A core member of the Chicago Cultural Alliance, a consortium of 25 ethnic museums and cultural centres in the Chicago area, the museum exclusively focuses on the history, culture and arts of Native American people.[Footnote 1]

The Museum's collections range from the Paleo-Indian period through the present day. Permanent exhibitions depict the cultures the northern continent.[Footnote 1]

In the seriesEdit

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In Dead Beat, Waldo Butters mentions that the museum is located in the Kendall College's campus in Evanston and that it contains more indian artifacts than the Field Museum of Natural History and the Corpsetaker together.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Mitchell Museum of the American Indian - Wikipedia


  1. 1.0 1.1 Dead Beat, ch. 32