The American Indian Studies Program (AISP) at Michigan State University seeks to form an understanding of American Indian cultures and identities, the place of American Indian/Indigenous people in today’s world, and the changing demands of American Indian/Indigenous peoples in the pursuit of cross-cultural diversity.
To see the full agenda: http://www.cal.msu.edu/cortes/agenda/
NCAIS Summer Institute
The institute brings together an instructor (or instructors) from the consortium faculty and one graduate student from each member institution to the Newberry for an intensive four-week institute focused on interdisciplinary themes central to American Indian Studies. The selection process of each member institution’s participant is according to the individual program needs and existing protocols of the member institution. Students apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison.
Each NCAIS institution is entitled to one slot to the summer institute. The selection process of each member institution’s NCAIS Summer Institute participant is according to the individual program needs and existing protocols of the member institution. Housing will be provided for free and a maximum of $500 travel expenses will be reimbursed to all participants. Students should apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison by April 4, 2015.
The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership and advocacy skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC. Developed in response to the White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives, this enriching program offers qualified students full scholarships funded by American University and sponsoring organizations.
for Spring 2015:
Priority Application Date: October 1, 2014
Final Application Date: November 14, 2014
For more information, visit their website: http://www.american.edu/spexs/wins/index.cfm
to AISP Affiliated Faculty Member Dr. Ellen Cushman on positve reviews of her book, the Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People's Perseverance!
The American Indian Studies Program is located on the fourth floor of Baker Hall in Room 414.
Spring 2015 Office Hours:
American Indian Studies Program
Michigan State University
414 Baker Hall
East Lansing, MI
phone: (517) 432-2193