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American Indian Studies Seeking Candidates for New Tenure Track Position

August 20th, 2015

For the first time in a decade, American Indian Studies is now accepting applications from candidates for a tenure, tenure-track position.  Link to position description.

Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) Honor the Earth

June 8th, 2015

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Erika Carter

The Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies along with the American Indian Studies Program welcomed Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) to speak on campus Thursday, April 23rd. LaDuke is one of the nation’s leading voices on environmental issues, sustainable development, climate change and food security as well as Native American and women’s issues.
The presentation […]

45th Annual Pow Wow

February 28th, 2015

CSULB Pow Wow Information
Thanks to all of you who came and celebrated with us at the 45th Annual Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow on March 14th and 15th, Congratulations to the American Indian Student Council for all of their hard work and to our outstanding head staff who made this such a memorable gathering. The theme […]

Conversations about Conservation, Cultural Patrimony and Sustainability

February 5th, 2015

A Panel Discussion,   February 26, 2015,    2:00 pm,    Lecture Hall 150  (LH 150)
Currently the University Art Museum in partnership with the Getty Conservation Institute is restoring the Robert Murray sculpture, “Duet,” from the 1965 International Sculpture Symposium.  The Ti’at Society, College of Engineering,  School of Art, […]

Intertribal Education Collaborative (ITEC) College Exploration Day

February 4th, 2015

Cal State Puvungna was honored to host the first Intertribal Education Collaborative (ITEC) College Exploration Day event on January 15, 2015 in the USU Ballrooms.  The event was attended by over one-hundred American Indian youth (6th grade – 12th grade) to learn about the college admissions process.  Colloborators included;  Victor Valley Community College, University of […]

Ti’at Restoration

November 21st, 2014

Students Will Have the Opportunity to Work on Tiat Restoration this Fall with the American Indian Science and Engeneering Society
Last year, students had the opportunity to work on the Tiat as members of the AISES CSULB Student Chapter or as part of the Art 440/540 Art and Public Places Course. With the initial phase of […]

38th Annual AILOTT Conference

November 6th, 2014

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 […]

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

September 1st, 2014

 “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, […]

44th Annual CSULB Pow Wow at Puvungna

March 11th, 2014

Artist Chris Diaz presented Interim President Don Para with a carved paddle on Saturday afternoon at the  44th annual Pow Wow.  Chris was asked by the American Indian Community at CSULB to create an artwork to honor CSULB Interim President Don Para for his continued support of the American Indian Community at CSULB.     […]

New Minor in Native American Cultures!

January 21st, 2014

New Minor in Native American Cultures!
We Are Changing
The American Indian Studies Program has established an ongoing partnership with Anthropology and other Departments to offer a revised 18 unit minor in Native American Cultures for students in majors leading to professions that impact the lives of American Indian People.  Soon students will be able to earn a minor […]