Now available for sale, we have items with our beautiful AIS logo, designed by Professor Marvin Oliver: Water bottles: $10 Ceramic mugs: $7 Bags: $10 Hooded sweatshirts: $30 Zip-up sweatshirts: $40 Prices do not include tax. Payment is accepted by cash or check. Please contact Elissa Washuta if you are interested in making a purchase. We will happily ship items to anyone who is interested, or arrange for in-office pickup. Please contact us... Read more
In January,the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, part of the UW's School of Social Work, launched a pilot program to bring Elders from Native American and Alaska Native tribes from Washington and Alaska to campus. The program is co-sponsored by the Department of American Indian Studies. Read more about the program at UW Today, and for more... Read more
In 2014, American Indian Studies welcomed two faculty members to the department. Chris Teuton, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, joined UW as a professor and chair of the Department of American Indian Studies. Prior to coming to Seattle, he taught Indigenous textual and cultural studies and Indigenous literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Victoria in British Columbia, the University of Denver and Appalachian State University. Teuton’s... Read more
Please join us on March 12 and 13, 2015 to celebrate the Grand Opening of Phase One of the University of Washington’s new wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House)! March 12th will be the Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony. March 13th will be a full day event where we will share stories, songs, laughter and friendship. Food and beverages will be served throughout the day. We come together to commemorate a 45+year dream to build an intellectual and cultural space on campus that acknowledges the... Read more
Thanks to The Daily of the University of Washington for their coverage of the "Living Breath of Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ” Indigenous Ways of Knowing Cultural Food Practices and Ecological Knowledge Symposium held on September 26 and 27! Read the article here.
Rivers for Life: Cultural Resistance to the Xalalá Dam NISGUA 2014 Fall Tour University of Washington, Allen Library, Allen Auditorium Monday, Oct. 6, 5:00 - 7:00pm Free and open to the public Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Department and the American Indian Studies Department Join the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and the Association of... Read more
DON’T MISS OUR FUTURE EVENTS~ JOIN OUR MAILING LIST DOWNLOAD OUR FINAL PROGRAM! WANT TO VOLUNTEER? CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO LOOKING FOR PLACES TO STAY? The University of Washington’s American Indian Studies Department invites you to a two-day symposium on September 26 and 27... Read more
On October 25, the University of Washington broke ground on the Wәłәb?altxw Intellectual House, a longhouse-style facility on UW's Seattle campus. UW Daily, "UW breaks ground on new Native American longhouse" KOMO News,... Read more