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Programs and Events

American Indian Studies speakers are available to come to your classes!

Educators who wish to have American Indian speakers visit your classes or campus events can contact Professor Craig Stone at cstone@csulb.edu

 

Congratulations on the 17th Annual Pilgrimage

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

PilgrimageMaps

 

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 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Permanent Forum held annually. Small groups will learn how to do a practice intervention. Please RSVP to Deborah Sanchez 562-377-6322 or Georgiana Sanchez 562-490-0862 orMarcus Lopez 805-969-1076 by December 13th. All are welcome.
Funding provided by:
The Office of Native American Concerns Archdiocese of Los Angeles  Co-Sponsored by AISC and the CSULB AIS Program
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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, November 3rd – 1 pm to 5 pm

The CISA Storytelling Symposium and Festival 2012: Casting A Net of Story and Song—The Art and Practice of Native Fishing Cultures is a cultural exchange of Indigenous Storytellers from California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, and New Zealand—through the auspices of the international network- League of Indigenous Voices in Story and Song (LIVS).

 

Congratulations on the 16th Annual Pilgrimage — October 6, 2012

Congratulations to the organizers and volunteers on another successful 16th Annual Sacred Sites Pilgrimage to Puvungna.  See Map

2012 AIS LECTURE SERIES

#1 The History & Significance of Puvungna

Cindi Alvitre (Tongva) will speak at Puvungna at 2:10 to 3:00 pm on January 31, 2012. Guests meet at the entrance of the Japanese Gardens at 2:00 p.m. and walk to Puvungna. Guests are reminded to wear shoes appropriate for walking in the brush.

#2 Social Dance Workshop

Leslie Peters (Yakama) who is pictured below will teach American Indian social dances on Thursday, February 23rd from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in LA5 – 355. Open to the campus community, Mr. Peters will teach social dances that eveyone is invited to participate in at the Annual CSULB Pow Wow on March 10 & 11. These will include the Owl dance, Rabbit dance and Round dance.

Les Peters at the 2010 Pow Wow

American Indian Student Orientation

The American Indian Studies Program congratulates American Indian Student Services and the American Indian Student Council on a successful American Indian Student, Faculty and Staff mixer on Friday, September 21, 2012.  Welcome to all of our new American Indian Students!