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Honoring Students & Supporters of American Indian Studies

January 7th, 2016

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Honoring Students & Supporters of American Indian Studies
We have recently created the medallion pictured to the left to honor our outstanding AIS students, staff, faculty, alumni and supporters. This idea grew out of a generous donation by Mabelle and John Hueston in honor of CSULB American Indian Studies faculty who have passed on.  These medallions have been created […]

Ti’at Restoration

December 2nd, 2015


Restoration of Tiat Almost Complete
The restoration of the Tiat is almost complete and we begin the next phase of the Tiat project this semester. This semester students will have the opportunity to assist in the creation of paddles for the Tiat to be used when she is launched later in the semester. Last semester, students’ […]

American Indian Student Council Events – Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

November 23rd, 2015


American Indian Student Council Events – Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Check out the events below that the American Indian Student Council has sponsored this year!
46th Annual Pow Wow on March 12 &13, 2016.
Link to Pow Wow Information
AISC presents the following in celebration of Native American Heritage Month: 
Thursday, October 29: Flash Mob Round Dance @ the Speaker’s […]

When did you first hear about the California Indian Genocide?

November 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 […]

Faculty Honored at LBESP Conference on Ethnic Studies

November 2nd, 2015


Faculty Honored at LBESP Conference on Ethnic Studies

On October 31st the LBESP Faculty were honored at an Ethnic Studies Conference that drew four-hundred people to CSULB.
Link to Post About LBESP

Ekweenax Tovaangara

October 20th, 2015

Cultural Sustainability Flyer (final)

Congratulations to AISC & AISES on a successful AILOTT Conference

October 12th, 2015


Congratulations to AISC & AISES on a successful AILOTT Conference

Link to post about the AILOTT Conference
American Indian Studies Partners with LBUSD

Image of the founders of the new LBESP Program with AIS Faculty: Craig Stone, Anna Nazarian-Peters and Becky Sanchez
Link to Post About LBESP


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 […]

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 […]

Beading Workshops

August 23rd, 2015

Beading Workshops
We will meet on Fridays at 2 pm starting on Friday, September 11th in the American Indian Student Study Center located in FO4-282.  Attached is a flyer for the workshop and a campus map.
Beading Flyer Fri at 2pm