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.

Contact Us
Padelford Hall C-514
Box 354305
(206) 543-9082
email: caiis@uw.edu

Explore New Programs & Funding Opportunities

CAIIS Programs to support current and future Native American and Indigenous Studies students, faculty, and staff

AIIS Scholars Program

qacagʷac Awards
for Faculty & Staff

Travel and Research Grant

Research Family Experiences

NUW Scholars

Native Knowledge @ UW:  Event Sponsorship

COVID-19 Teaching Resources

American Indian & Indigenous Studies (AIIS) Scholars Program

A monthly workshop, with the goal of supporting scholars to complete research projects that are key to their professional advancement. The American Indian & Indigenous Studies (AIIS) Scholars’...

CANCELLED Indigenous Studies Symposium

Our original goal for the graduate student-organized Indigenous Studies symposium was a student conference for undergraduate and graduate students working in or alongside Indigenous Studies. In...

Native Knowledge @ UW

Native Knowledge at UW: Event Co-Sponsorship and/or Guest Speaker Requests Creating space for forms of knowing at UW through Event Co-Sponsorship and Guest Speaker Funding Opportunities. Central to...

qacagʷac Awards for Faculty and Staff

CAIIS qacagʷac (Oceanspray plant) Awards for Faculty and Staff Applications Due April 6, 2020 at midnight PST The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS) proudly presents the...

Special Research Grant-Summer 2020

CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued complications this has created for travel, CAIIS is offering a special...

Year-End Summary

Our 2019-2020 year-end summary flyer outlines our Center’s responses to COVID-19, our new and ongoing programs, and features new and exciting projects funded by the Center for American Indian...

News

Online Teaching Symposium-Summer 2020

Online Teaching Symposium-Summer 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic requiring classes to be taught online, CAIIS is offering support for those seeking ideas for better engaging with their students in...

Special Research Grant-Summer 2020

CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued complications this has created for travel, CAIIS is offering a special...

In solidarity and gratitude we complete another year

We want to take a moment to express our gratitude to the faculty, staff, students, and community partners who made this year such a success for the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies....

Year-End Summary

Our 2019-2020 year-end summary flyer outlines our Center’s responses to COVID-19, our new and ongoing programs, and features new and exciting projects funded by the Center for American Indian...

Online Teaching Symposium-Summer 2020

Online Teaching Symposium-Summer 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic requiring classes to be taught online, CAIIS is offering support for those seeking ideas for better engaging with their students in...

read more

Special Research Grant-Summer 2020

CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued complications this has created for travel, CAIIS is offering a special...

read more

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