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Archive for 2014

Thanksgiving Podcast AIS Faculty Members Georgiana Sanchez & Larry Smith

Georgiana Sanchez

AIS Faculty Georgiana Sanchez & Larry Smith are featured on KPFK’s American Indian Airwaves Thanksgiving Podcast.
Larry Smith and Georgiana Sanchez engage the myth and meanings of Thanksgiving with poetry, storytelling and conversation.
Thanksgiving Podcast

American Indian Music Featured

November 18th, 2014

WMS November Event Flyer

The CSULB World Music Society will host a presentation of American Indian Music featuring a Chumash song presentation by John Moreno and Plains Indian music by the CSULB Community Drum.  Community Drum songs will include compositions composed specifically for CSULB Students, Alumni and the CSULB American Indian Community.

38th Annual AILOTT Conference

November 6th, 2014

LSmith Portrait

The campus community is invited to attend the keynote presentations during the American Indian Student Council’s Annual AILOTT Conference on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 11:25 to 12:30 in the College of Business Administration CBA – 140.
Michelle Rajehia is the author of  Reservation Reelism: Redfacing, Visual Sovereignty, and Representations of Native Americans in Film (University of Nebraska […]

Seri Woman’s Cooperative – November 6th – Noon to 4 p.m.

November 4th, 2014


Campus Garden Blessing

November 3rd, 2014

GB Soft Opening

Cal State Long Beach will once again have a Campus Garden.  The idea is similar to the Organic Garden that was created on the first Earth Day in the 1970s where students, faculty and alumni grew food here at Cal State Puvungna until it was removed in the 1990s.  Contact: Grow Beach at for further […]

American Indian Student Welcome & Orientation

September 3rd, 2014

Student Faculty Mixer

Congratulations to the Organizers of the American Indian Student Orientation and the Tiat Restoration Kick Off Event
The American Indian Student Welcome and Orientation was held on Friday, September 12 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Students, Faculty and Staff met in at the University Student Union (USU) Room 303 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm for introductions […]

American Indian Studies Founders Forum Postponed Until Spring 2015

September 2nd, 2014

Postponed until Spring 2015 American Indian Studies Founders Forum
A panel of American Indian students and American Indian Studies faculty will be held during the Spring of 2015 with a reception to follow.  The AIS Founders Forum will include CSULB Alumnus, Larry Banegas, who is the President and founder of He served as a member […]

“Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement” – A lecture by Dr. Andrea Smith

September 1st, 2014

Andrea Smith

 “Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement” – A lecture by Dr. Andrea Smith
Dr. Andrea Smith is an Associate Professor of Media & Cultural Studies at UC Riverside. She is the author of two books – Native Americans and the Christian Right, and Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide. Dr. Smith is the editor of The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Nonprofit Industrial Complex, and co-editor of The Color of Violence, […]

Very Sad News CSULB Alumna Morning Star (Mary) Meyers Passed Away

June 13th, 2014


Over 200 Attend Lecture by Artist Edgar Heap of Birds

March 22nd, 2014

New painting from the NEUF Series

Over 200 attend the lecture of internationally acclaimed artist, Edgar Heap of Birds. The lecture about his work took place onTuesday, April 15, at 7:00 pm at the William Link Theater (UT-108) Followed by a book signing of Heap of Birds’ book from the 2007 Venice Biennial including a DVD.
 Link to Video of his California/Tongva  Native Hosts / […]