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Measure What You Value

January 17th, 2014

When Chancellor Timothy P. White visited CSULB last semester, he suggested that you should not automatically value what you have been asked to measure but that you should “measure what you value.”  Inspired by the Chancellor’s idea, to “measure what you value” we are asking all American Indian Studies Alumni to contact us and share what you have [...]

Tiat Restoration Project Update In The News

January 9th, 2014

The Tiat Restoration Project was featured in a recent Orange County Register Article.
Link to Orange County Register Article.

Image of Ti’At by Magallanes and Edwards
About the Photographers
Student Chapter Tiat Restoration Project featured in Spring 2013 issue of Winds of Change Magazine

The CSULB American Indian Science and Engineering Student Chapter will be repairing the Moomat Ahiko at CSULB this [...]

Take an AIS Course and Become a Pow Wow Volunteer

December 2nd, 2013

Become a Volunteer for CSULB’s Largest Student Sponsored Event

This Spring Semester over 6,000 people will come to CSULB to enjoy the largest and one of the oldest student sponsored event at CSULB — the 44th Annual CSULB Pow Wow. Meet new people, learn about the deeper meaning of American Indian Culture and get involved at CSULB.
Note: Student volunteer positions [...]

Thanksgiving Podcast AIS Faculty Members Georgiana Sanchez & Larry Smith

November 26th, 2013

AIS Faculty Georgiana Sanchez & Larry Smith are featured on KPFK’s American Indian Airwaves Thanksgiving Podcast.
Larry Smith and Georgiana Sanchez engage the myth and meanings of Thanksgiving with poetry, storytelling and conversation.
Thanksgiving Podcast

Generations of Mentoring

November 22nd, 2013

When American Indian Studies was founded in 1968, mentoring students was understood as essential and many of the current American Indian Studies faculty and staff have been part of the formal and informal network of mentoring that takes place at CSULB. This same spirt of mentoring guides the student leaders in the American Indian Student [...]

American Indian Studies Alumna and College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Graduate Shannon Keller O’Loughlin (Choctaw), appointed to the National NAGPRA Committee

November 21st, 2013

A graduate of CSULB with a Bachelors in American Indian Studies, Shannon was the Outstanding Graduate for the College of Liberal Arts in 1997. During the graduation ceremony Shannon wore her traditional tribal regalia to accept the award as the CSULB Community Drum sang the CSULB Student and Alumni Songs to honor her achievement. Her [...]

Congratulations on the 17th Annual Pilgrimage

November 9th, 2013

Congratulations on the 17th Annual Pilgrimage
Congratulations to the organizers and volunteers on another successful 17th Annual Sacred Sites Pilgrimage to Puvungna

PilgrimageMaps
 

CASTING A NET OF STORY AND SONG – THE ART AND PRACTICE OF NATIVE FISHING CULTURES

November 9th, 2013

November 2 – 3, 2012 CISA Symposium and Storytelling Festival at CSULB
 CASTING A NET OF STORY AND SONG - THE ART AND PRACTICE OF NATIVE FISHING CULTURES
  Link to Symposium & Storytelling Festival Information 
 Soroptomist House     California State University at Long Beach
Symposium – Friday, November 2nd – 9 am to 5 pm – schedule TBA
Storytelling Festival – Saturday, [...]

THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

November 9th, 2013

THE BARBARENO CHUMASH COUNCIL  Presents a Workshop on:
THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Where:   Soroptomist House* (Parking in lot close by or in lot across the street for a nominal fee) California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA
When:         Saturday, December 15, 2012   10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost:           Free, plus materials, refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Participants will learn about the [...]

Tia’t Exhibition

November 9th, 2013

Image of Ti’At by Magallanes and Edwards
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