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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.


Learning From Laura Ingalls Wilder The author’s popular Little House books sought to challenge the way many Americans saw their country’s history, with deeply mixed results. Just over a century ago, Rose Wilder Lane wrote to her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and suggested that she write about her... read more
UA scientist and AIS affiliated faculty, Dr. Karletta Chief has been featured on a Public Radio International Science Friday segment in an interview with Ira Flatow. She was also featured in the “Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science” series. In the video, Chief discusses her work on the... read more


Loft Film Fest 11/8-11/15
Congratulations to the 2018-2019 AISGSC officers


The 2018-2019 AISGSC Officers are... read more

Congratulations to AIS Graduates!

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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


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