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POW! WOW! Long Beach?

September 17th, 2015

 Last 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 city […]

American Indian Studies Seeking Candidates for New Tenure Track Position

August 20th, 2015

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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 […]

Winona LaDuke at CSULB

April 16th, 2015

Winona LaDuke Flyer - Revised - 04-06-15

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

Lunch at College Day

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 […]

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 […]