[Los Angeles Times] Carceral architecture is everywhere in L.A. What could the city look like without it?

Christoper Soto, Assistant Director of Development for the Institute of American Cultures, gives an interview on his debut collection, “Diaries of a Terrorist” with the LA Times! By André Naffis-Sahely Christopher Soto is the living embodiment of the best poetry being written in Los Angeles right now: queer, punk, pro-migrant, irrepressibly rousing and political, with … Read more

AISC is Seeking a Senior Editor

Requisition Number: 36113 Department: American Indian Studies Center Payroll or “Primary” Title: PUBLICATIONS PROD SPEC 2 Working Title: Senior Editor Quick Link to Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=83810 Closing Date: May 11, 2022 Hiring Manager: Pamela Grieman Hiring Manager Email: grieman@ucla.edu   Under the limited supervision of the Publications Manager, the Senior Editor manages the peer-review process and … Read more

UC Native American Opportunity Plan

As part of the University of California’s commitment to recognizing historical wrongs endured by Native Americans, including the appropriation of Indigenous lands, in the Fall of 2022 the UC System is introducing the UC Native American Opportunity Plan. Through this program, Native American students who are California residents and who are members of a federally-recognized … Read more

[UC Newsroom] UC announces Native American Opportunity Plan

The University of California will ensure that in-state systemwide Tuition and Student Service Fees for California students from federally recognized Native American tribes are fully covered by grants or scholarships under a plan shared this week by UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. The UC Native American Opportunity Plan aims to make college more affordable and … Read more

Applications Open for 2022-23: The Arianna & Hannah Yellowthunder Scholarship

Applications Open for 2022-23: The Arianna & Hannah Yellowthunder Scholarship Eligible Students: Must be a UCLA student during the 2022-23 academic year Student must be an American Indian Studies Major, Minor or a Master’s degree student Undergraduates must have 90 units or more during the award year. Must be planning to enter a career emphasizing … Read more

Reappointment of David Yoo as Vice Provost of the Institute of American Cultures

Dear Colleagues: Following the completion of the standard five-year administrative review process, I am pleased to announce that David Yoo has been reappointed to serve as vice provost of the UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) for a second term. We thank Vice Provost Yoo for his efforts to build upon and extend the IAC’s … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Ṫośa Two Heart

This August we are highlighting Native Bruin Ṫośa Two Heart, Oglala Lakota. A 2012 UCLA Native Graduate. Ṫośa Two Heart holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA and a Master of Business Administration from Bentley University. Ṫośa has spent most of her professional career serving Native communities. She is currently the Director of … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Caleb Dunlap

This July we are highlighting Native Bruin Caleb Dunlap, Anishinaabe. A 2009 UCLA Native Graduate. Caleb Dunlap (he/him), known to his people as Baadwewidan, is Anishinaabe from Northern Minnesota and a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. A 2009 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles in American Indian … Read more