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Canadian Inuk

I am a current member of NAISA and am grateful to have the privilege to chair a panel this May at UT-Austin. I am Canadian Inuk of Nunastiavut Government of Labrador, Canada. I graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012 with Journalism and Certificate in Native Studies from the Bachelor Degree of Individualized Concentration (B.D.I.C.) program.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Curatorial Fellowship, Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum, Oregon seeks an outstanding advanced doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in Native American art. This unique opportunity would allow a pre-doctoral candidate to do original research with world-class objects working closely with the Curator of Native American Art. The Fellow will be responsible for collection-related research and scholarship and will have the opportunity to meet with scholars, museum curators, and Native communities across the United States to create a new vocabulary for understanding Native American arts research.

Indigenous Special Issue, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly: Call For Proposals

Deadline Extended to March 17, 2014 for 300 word proposals

Instrucciones Para Solicitar Becas Para Viajar al Congreso de NAISA

May 29-31, 2014
University of Texas at Austin, Hilton Austin

2014 NAISA Conference Travel Grant Instructions

May 29-31, 2014
University of Texas at Austin, Hilton Austin

Call for Submissions: Anthology By Women of Color + Indigenous Women in the North American

Call for Submissions:
An Anthology of Articles, Essays and Interviews
By Women of Color + Indigenous Women in the North American Environmental Movement

– Please share with potentially interested individuals, networks and organizations –
While a multitude of serious issues face our planet and human communities today, an array of visionary efforts, actions and solutions are simultaneously being offered to counter the many challenges we face. Women of Color and Indigenous Women are at the center of and leading much of this important work.

UCLA Institute of American Cultures seeking Visiting Scholars/Researchers

The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC), in cooperation with UCLA’s four Ethnic Studies Research Centers (American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, Bunche Center for African American Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center) offers fellowships to visiting scholars and researchers to support research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os. Completed applications are due by February 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.aisc.ucla.edu/news/iac1415_visitingscholar.aspx

Deadline extended

Dear Colleagues,


Call for Posters

UCLA's American Indian Studies Center is issuing a call for poster submissions in conjunction with its March 6-7, 2014 conference, Good Native Governance: Innovative Research in Law, Education, and Economic Development. For more information, go to: Call for Posters

Good Native Governance Conference

Good Native Governance: Innovative Research in Law, Education, and Economic Development, March 6-7, 2014, is a conference sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center showcasing innovative research around the theme of Good Native Governance, with a focus on law, education, and economic development. Additionally, three concurrent breakout panels will focus on California issues: Gaming, Constitutions, and Cultural Resources. For complete information, go to: GNG Conference

2014 Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas

The Registration site is Live!
View/download the Preliminary Program, Register, pay for an Exhibit Booth or an advertisement in the Program, link to the hotel reservations webpage, find information on dormitory housing, and see contact information for all aspects of the annual meeting.

ABSTRACTS Email notifications of the status of submitted abstracts were sent Jan. 11-12. For information on the the review process and acceptance rates, click on 2014 Annual Meeting on the left side of this page. If you have questions about your abstract status, please email to naisa.program.2104@gmail.com.

NAIS Journal

Native American and Indigenous Studies, the official journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, invites submissions of original manuscripts for publication in its inaugural volume. NAIS is a peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Minnesota Press.

Click on Journal under Primary Links for more information. Email submissions to co-editors Jean O’Brien (Ojibwe) and Robert Warrior (Osage) at journal@naisa.org.

Re Job Postings

We are experiencing technical difficulties with the "Post a Job" function. If you are a member, please send your announcement to klomawai@asu.edu and I will post it. Apologies for the inconvenience. NAISA does not currently have an option for non-members to post jobs.