The mission of the American Indian Studies Department is to educate, inspire, and prepare undergraduate students for engaged careers and/or graduate school and to be an educational hub and site for community participation and learning focused on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas and the Pacific.
Joanne Barker, Professor and Chair
News and Announcements
Official Call for Stories (pdf.)
American Indian Studies
2020 - 2021
American Indian Studies is currently accepting applications for the department lecturer pool for 2020-2021.
Spring 2020 Open Courses (pdf.)
Congratulations to AIS major Cathleen Manuel for being awarded an internship with the Golden Gate National Parks and Service Conservancy at Fort Mason, Special Uses and Services Division.
Congratulations to the Johnet Scholarship Recipients for 2019-2020
- Michelle Banko (Hoopa Valley), B.S., Nursing
- Olivia Chapin (Cherokee/Mohican), B.S., Nursing
Stay tuned for information about the Spring Red Tawks schedule.