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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, at CSULB.

This Fall Semester over four hundred LBUSD High […]

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

We were recently made aware of an organization that has appropriated 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.