June 13th, 2014
April 28th, 2014
This summer we will be moving the Ti’at to CSULB and CSULB Students will be able to participate repairing the Ti’at and learning more about the meaning and significance of this ocean going canoe during the Fall semester of 2014.
Contact Vincent Holguin for more information at: email@example.com
In the Spring of 2014, Marcus Lopez (Chumash) kicked off [...]
March 22nd, 2014
Over 200 attend the lecture of internationally acclaimed artist, Edgar Heap of Birds. The lecture about his work took place onTuesday, April 15, at 7:00 pm at the William Link Theater (UT-108) Followed by a book signing of Heap of Birds’ book from the 2007 Venice Biennial including a DVD.
Link to Video of his California/Tongva Native Hosts / [...]
Dr. Troy Johnson
It is with great sadness that we inform the community of the passing of CSULB Professor Emeritus, Dr. Troy Johnson. During his tenure at CSULB, Dr. Johnson was the Director of the American Indian Studies Program (1994 -2013), Chair of Anthropology (2006-2007) and a Professor of History. Dr. Johnson was most well known for his [...]
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. [...]
March 2nd, 2014
44th Annual Pow Wow
February 14th, 2014
What Can You Do With A Degree in American Indian Studies?
Shannon Keller O’Loughlin will guest lecture on Wednesday, February 19, at 3:30 pm in PH1-140
Shannon will discuss her path to the National NAGPRA Committee and insights about the NAGPRA process that are explored in her book chapter Moving Forward from the Last Twenty Years: Finding a New Balance [...]
January 26th, 2014
Congratulations on the 16th Annual Pilgrimage
Congratulations to the organizers and volunteers on another successful 16th Annual Sacred Sites Pilgrimage to Puvungna. See Map
January 21st, 2014
Congratulations to Farrah Ferris, Senior BSW student at CSULB who has been selected as one of NASW California Chapter’s first Native American Birdwoman Scholars. She has the distinction of being the only recipient in the Greater Los Angeles area. Ms. Ferris was kind enough take time to discuss what the scholarship, Social Work and her connection to [...]
January 21st, 2014
Students at CSULB now have the opportunity to take the writing intensive capstone course, AIS 485, American Indians and the Law from Judge Deborah Sanchez. Judge Sanchez recently joined the faculty of the American Indian Studies Program to teach American Indian Law. Judge Sanchez is an active tribal leader as well as a Superior Court [...]
Sign up for the New AIS Minor in Native American Cultures
Contact the College of Liberal Arts Advising Center:
Peterson Hall 1, Room 104 (PH1-104)
Save the date for the 45th Annual CSULB Pow Wow March 13 & 14, 2015. Come and celebrate forty-six years of American Indian Studies at CSULB.
43rd Annual Pow WowPow Wow Information
The American Indian Studies Program Congratulates the American Indian Student Council for the organization of our 43rd annual Pow Wow and wishes to express our gratitude to all of of our volunteers, supporters and cosponsors of this event. Below are a few of videos that were posted of the contests from last year's Pow Wow.