Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center (JWECC)

Dr. Josephine White Eagle photo Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center is named in honor of Dr. Josephine White Eagle for her involvement in advocacy and mentorship of Native students on campus and someone who was involved in the early developments of a culture center for Native students. Its first home was in Knowlton Residence Hall and in 1993 was relocated to Chadbourne Residence Hall. 

Adapted from History of the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center by Paul Oberheim, Cultural Center Fellow, spring 2018.

Parking available in Lot 49 after 5:00 p.m. Transportation Services offers additional information for parking on campus.

To access the center please call (413) 545-4932 to ask a staff to meet you at the main entrance of Chadbourne Hall and open the door for you. During the hours of 8:00 - 9:00 p.m., you will be asked to sign in and show identification at the security desk and confirm a visit to the center, and to sign out before leaving the building. 
For additional information visitors are encouraged to review the Security and Safety Guidelines for Residential Hall Access.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday, 3:00-10:00pm

Contact Information:
Chadbourne Hall, Basement
Phone Number:  413-545-4932

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FALL 2023

JWECC Kick Off Party













Tuesday, September 19
Chadbourne Hall, Lower Level
Central Residential Area


Come and play 'This Land Trivia ( Indigenous people trivia),' enjoy Indian Tacos and learn how to bead with Annika!

Come one, come all!