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American Indian Studies Program at MSU

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.

Announcements

In the Shadow of Cortés: From Veracruz to Mexico City

March 16 - April 17, 2015

Look Out! Gallery, C200 Snyder Hall (RCAH)


To see the full agenda: http://www.cal.msu.edu/cortes/agenda/


April 18:  MSU NAISO Pow 32nd Annual Pow Wow of Life at the Jenison Fieldhouse.  See the link below for more details.

https://www.facebook.com/events/584494355027695/


 


 

NCAIS Summer Institute

Participants of the 2014 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.

To Apply

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

 

 

 

 

 

 


News

Congratulations to AISP Affiliated Faculty Member Dr. Kyle Whyte, who has been named as the inaugural Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University

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to AISP Affiliated Faculty Member Dr. Ellen Cushman on positve reviews of her book, the Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People's Perseverance

 

 

Office Hours

The American Indian Studies Program is located on the fourth floor of Baker Hall in Room 414.

Spring 2015 Office Hours: 

Tuesdays: 10am-2:30pm

Wednesdays: 10am-2:30pm

Thursdays: 10am-2:30pm

Fridays: 10am-4:30pm

 

Contact Information:

American Indian Studies Program

Michigan State University

414 Baker Hall

East Lansing, MI

48823-1118

phone: (517) 432-2193

e-mail: aisp@msu.edu