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HONOR the Names, RESPECT the Traditions, EDUCATE the Community

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Dedicated to the Preservation of Positive Native American Symbolism

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"The report of my death was an exaggeration." -Mark Twain


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Published works regarding Chief Illiniwek


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Multimedia resources on Chief Illiniwek



Recent Updates

Website Re-Release

For many years, the Honor the Chief Soceity has remained dedicated to honoring and preserving the Chief tradition.  With the digital age advancing us everyday, and the need to unite our membershi...

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The Chief in Africa

While many of us were ringing in the New Year with friends and family to begin 2018, former Chief and HTCS board member Ivan A. Dozier was on an airplane to Uganda.  Ivan helped plant trees, s...

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October Update

Along with showing honor and support to the tradition of the Chief, education is one of the primary goals of the Honor The Chief Society. It is our hope to provide our members and the public at large ...

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