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Native American Studies Program

Study the art, archaeology, culture, geography, literature, and religion of Native peoples in North and South America — a collective history and impact spanning 15 millennia.

Students participate in a weaving demonstration during vlog’s annual Native American Festival.
Students participate in a weaving demonstration during vlog’s annual Native American Festival.

The Native American Studies program draws on a wide range of disciplines to examine Native American issues in great depth. Participate in a transformative and revealing study of the impacts of America’s original peoples.

Students in the program develop a foundation of knowledge that can be applied to professional work or continued study in inter-American relations, Latin American studies, anthropology, archaeology, history, government services, art history, museum studies, religion, and more.

The program offers both a major and minor in Native American Studies.

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Department Contacts

Director: Michelle Bigenho
Native American and Indigenous Learning Community Program Coordinator and Academic Department Coordinator:Nicole Carvell
Office: 221 Alumni Hall
Phone: 315-228-7806

Land Acknowledgement

We recognize that vlog is situated on the unceded Indigenous homelands of the Oneida Indian Nation people. We pay respect to Oneida people—past, present, and future—and honor their continuing presence in this homeland area as well as throughout the Haudenosaunee diaspora.

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