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Welcome

The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) provides a unique combination of American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS) courses, student leadership opportunities and Akwe:kon, the first Native student residence hall in North America. The AIISP has affiliated faculty in the fields of Art, Art History, Anthropology, Archeology, English, Education, Fiber Science, History, Horticulture, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Natural Resources and Philosophy. The AIISP supports the Indigenous Graduate Student Association (IGSA), Native American Law Student Association (NALSA), American Indian and Engineering Society (AISES), Native American Students at Cornell (NASAC), Hawai’i Club and Pacific Islander Student Association. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to contact the AIISP to learn more about the admissions process; contact Kathy Halbig, klh37@cornell.edu

Cornell University is located in the traditional homelands of the Gayogohó:no (Cayuga Nation), one of the six Haudenosaunee nations.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 22
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10:00 am

AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis, CSMA (330 East State St.)! ...
Location:
CSMA (330 East State St)
Event type:
Cultural
Oct 23
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10:00 am

AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis, CSMA (330 East State St.)! ...
Location:
CSMA (330 East State St)
Event type:
Cultural
Oct 24
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10:00 am

AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis, CSMA (330 East State St.)! ...
Location:
CSMA (330 East State St)
Event type:
Cultural
Oct 25
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10:00 am

AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis, CSMA (330 East State St.)! ...
Location:
CSMA (330 East State St)
Event type:
Cultural
Oct 26
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10:00 am

AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis, CSMA (330 East State St.)! ...
Location:
CSMA (330 East State St)
Event type:
Cultural

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‘Sioux Chef’ on restoring indigenous foods, bridging cultures

Oct 2, 2018
Sean Sherman, James Beard Award-winning chef and founder and CEO of The Sioux Chef, shared his research and insights on indigenous food cultures at Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Audrey O’Connor Lecture Sept. 5. An Oglala Lakota born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Sherman co-wrote the acclaimed cookbook, “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen.” Read more

Oneida Nation Sundance Film Festival

Sep 20, 2018
The Oneida Indian Nation would like to invite you to an exciting collaborative short film series with Sundance Institute at Turning Stone Resort on Oct. 13, beginning at 8 p.m. The series will showcase several short films by award winning Native American filmmakers from across the country and offer opportunities to discuss them with directors such as Shaandiin Tome. The partnership is designed to expand the reach of Native storytellers in Upstate New York through local film screenings and workshops, as well as a yearlong Fellowship for one local aspiring Native filmmaker, who will be announced in early 2019.

If you are interested in attending the October 13 film series event at Turning Stone or have any questions, please contact Sarah.Koral@turningstone.com or 315.361.8191.
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Akwe:kon Press awarded 2018 digitization grant

Sep 11, 2018
Seasoned documents and artifacts are starting fresh digital lives through the Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences, which is funding seven projects this year. Chosen from 15 applications, the Akwe:kon Press, an online collection of publications run by Cornell’s American Indian Program (now the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program or AIISP) from 1984 to 2002, was selected. Jolene Rickard (history of art, AIISP) leads the project in collaboration with Urszula Piasta-Mansfield (AIISP) to disseminate and promote Native American and indigenous voices and perspectives within and beyond academia.
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