American Indian Studies Now a Full Academic Department

After decades as a highly regarded interdepartmental program at UCLA, American Indian Studies has been elevated to a full academic department. This achievement is a tribute to the leadership and advocacy of Native American faculty, staff and students over many years. While American Indian Studies will continue its tradition of collaboration with other disciplines and … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Ananda Marin on her Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure!

The UCLA American Indian Studies Center is excited to share the promotion of Dr. Ananda Marin to Associate Professor with tenure at UCLA’s School of Education and Information Studies. Dr. Marin is also an affiliated faculty with the American Indian Studies Center and Chair of the American Indian Studies Center Faculty Advisory Committee 2021-22. Congratulations, … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Greg Sarris

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the UCLA American Indian Studies Center Greg Sarris received his PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, where he was awarded the Walter Gore Award for excellence in teaching. He has published several books, including the widely anthologized collection of essays, Keeping Slug Woman Alive: A Holistic Approach … Read more