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45th Annual Pow Wow

February 28th, 2015

CSULB Pow Wow Information
Come and celebrate with us at the 45th Annual Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow on March 14th and 15th, rain or shine.  The theme for this year’s celebration is “growing in two worlds” and refers to the ability of achieving ballance in life. Click on the link above for more information about this […]

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 Have Opportunity to Work on Tiat Restoration in Art Course
Students will have the opportunity to work on the Tiat as part of the Art and Public Places Course in the School of Art.  Students interested in Art 440 / Art 540 spring 2015 should contact Craig Stone at
 Link to Article about Public Art […]

American Indian Music Featured

November 18th, 2014

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

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 […]

Measure What You Value

January 17th, 2014

When Chancellor Timothy P. White visited CSULB last semester, he suggested that you should not automatically value what you have been asked to measure but that you should “measure what you value.”  Inspired by the Chancellor’s idea, to “measure what you value” we are asking all American Indian Studies Alumni to contact us and share what you have […]