Welcome to the Center for American Indian & Indigenous Studies (CAIIS)
A premier research center for teaching, research, and service in the field of American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the University of Washington.
Padelford Hall C-514
Explore New Programs & Funding Opportunities
New CAIIS Programs to support current and future Native American and Indigenous Studies students, faculty, and staff.
AIIS Scholars Program
Faculty & Staff Career Advancement
Travel and Research Grant
Research Family Experiences
Native Pathways Program
Native Knowledge @ UW: Event Sponsorship
We are excited to announce that, starting this winter quarter, the Department of American Indian Studies is offering a new Graduate Certificate in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. The...
By Lilli Trompke Contributing writerDec 3, 2019 Updated Dec 5, 2019 Graduate student Laura De Vos had been trying to put together courses for her dissertation focused on Indigenous...
The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS), the Department Of American Indian Studies and the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at the University of...
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