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.


Kiera Ladner, a Fulbright scholar from Canada, has brought her international and interdisciplinary experience in indigenous politics to the Department of American Indian Studies as it marks the 35th anniversary of its groundbreaking graduate program.  
NEWSLETTER Great work students did over the summer interning at places like the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the Department of the Interior, and the National Indian Gaming Commission. Our monthly newsletter highlights upcoming events and all the great work of our students, alumni, and faculty.   NALSA... read more


Native Flute Workshop 11/13 & 11/14

NASA invites you to come out and participate in a Native Flute Class hosted by Grammy nominated woodwind player Vicent Redhouse.

This is a 2 part class where you will receive your own Native flute as well as learn how to play it! Part 1 takes place on Monday 11/13/17 at 10am-11am OR 1pm-... read more

Film Screening at The Loft 11/11 & 11/14

Part of the Loft Film Fest, running Nov. 8 - 16, presented by Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment and the National Endowment for the Arts.... read more

Native American Heritage Month (November) Event Calendar

Call for proposals for SLAT Roundtable

17th Annual Interdisciplinary SLAT Roundtable

hosted by the Second Language Acquisition & Teaching Student Association

The University of Arizona, Tucson

February 16 & 17, 2018... read more

Contact Us

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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