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Ti’at Restoration

November 2nd, 2015

Restoration of Tiat Almost Complete
The restoration of the Tiat is almost complete and we will begin the next phase of the Tiat project next semester. This semester students had the opportunity to work with AISES and the Tiat Society to complete the repairs on the plank canoe.  Last year, students had the opportunity to work […]

Puvu Lecture Series Going on Now!

October 26th, 2015

“‘Ekweenax Tovaangara” (Taking Care of the Mother Earth): the Puvu Indigenous Cultural Sustainability Series
 Event Dates: 10/28, 11/2, 11/4, 11/9, and 11/16 (Fall 2015)
Locations: Cal State Puvungna (CSULB), LA5-355, and LH-151
‘Ekweenax Tovaangara” (Taking Care of the Mother Earth) the Puvu Indigenous Cultural Sustainability Lecture Series is a Lecture Series that collaboratively brings together a series of speakers addressing the impacts of global warming and potential […]

When did you first hear about the California Indian Genocide?

October 22nd, 2015

Panel Discussion:  November 9th in the Multi-Cultural Center (MCC) 12:30 – 1:30
The author, Thomas Mann, was motivated to write his best selling book, 1491, because his son was in college learning the same thing about the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas that he had learned in college. He attributed this lack of currency of knowledge about […]


October 10th, 2015

 Congratulations to the American Indian Student Council and AISES on a very successful AILOTT Conference.

The American Indian Studies program wishes to acknowledge these very active AISC and AISES leaders and members who have also organized many events for the month of November in addition to hosting this very successful AILOTT Conference on October 24, 2015.
Thank […]

American Indian Studies in LBUSD

September 23rd, 2015

The Long Beach Ethnic Studies Program, LBESP, is a new and unique collaboration between the Long Beach Unified School District, LBUSD, and the four CSULB Ethnic Studies Departments, Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies and Chicano/Latino Studies, in the College of Liberal Arts, CLA, and the College of Continuing and Professional Education, […]

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.

Pow! Wow! Long Beach — Not???

June 21st, 2015

Earlier this year, we became aware of an organization that uses the term “POW!  WOW!” to promote art events around the world. This organization is based in Hawaii and is known as Pow! Wow! Hawaii.  When they promote their art events in cities around the world they use the term “POW! WOW!” followed by the name of the […]

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 […]

Winona LaDuke at CSULB

April 16th, 2015

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 […]