Welcome to American Indian Studies

AIS is a Graduate InterDisciplinary Program at the University of Arizona offering a Ph.D., M.A., J.D./M.A., and Graduate Certificates in Higher Education, Natural Resources Administration & Management, and Native Nation Building.  The Undergraduate Program is part of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and offers a Major (B.A.) and Minor in AIS.


AIS professor Len Necefer,PhD featured in Outside Magazine and the Atlantic. Full Outside magazine Article: The Arizona native and Navajo Nation member is helping build an outdoor industry with native people on tribal landsFull Article from the Atlantic:  Five Ways to Make the Outdoors More... read more
Hai Dooleł: a play written by, directed by, and starring Navajo language students to preserve culture   The main characters Rabbit, Sheep, and Deer interact with each other in the Hai Dooleel (When Winter Comes) play. The students of AIS/LING 204A wrote and directed a play in the native Diné... read more


AIS Alum publishes book on Native American Mystery Writing
American Indian Studies Association Conference Call for papers
IPLP Fall 2019 Speaker Series

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Our Location


American Indian Studies
University of Arizona
218 Harvill Building, 
1103 East 2nd Street, 
Tucson, AZ, 85721-0076

Harvill Room 218
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ, 85721-0076

Phone: (520) 621-7108
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Email: aisp@email.arizona.edu


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