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Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora

Native American and Indigenous Studies

Native American student

The Native American and Indigenous Studies track is part of the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora.

The minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) offers concentrated study in Native American and Indigenous histories, cultures, and politics. It introduces students to comparative settler colonialism studies and to the politics of Native American Studies as well as to global critical Indigenous studies and methodologies. The minor encourages attention to local tribal communities and activist research, in particular through its inclusion of a capstone internship option.

Contact

Students interested in pursuing a Native American and Indigenous Studies Minor should contact track Director or RCD Department Administrator.

Amahl Bishara
Director of Native American and Indigenous Studies
Professor of Anthropology

Cynthia Sanders
Department Administrator
106 Eaton Hall
617-627-2311