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Tonya Gonnella Frichner, Monumental Figure in Indigenous Rights Struggle, Has Passed

Published: 
Feb 16, 2015
She was a lawyer and activist who devoted her life to the pursuit of human rights for Indigenous Peoples on a national and international level. From 2008 to 2011, she served as North American Regional Representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. In that position, her mandates included human rights, economic and social development, environment, health, education and media. Read more

JOB POSTING FOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR- CLOSED

Published: 
Dec 24, 2014
The AIP Associate Director job posting for the American Indian Program is now closed. If you have submitted an application the Human Resources office for CALS (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) will be in touch with you by mid-March concerning your application. Thank you for applying.  Read more

AIP at 2014 NAISA Conference, Austin, TX

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Published: 
May 31, 2014
This year’s NAISA conference (May 29-31) has been well attended by AIP faculty and graduate students. The AIP Director, Dr. Jolene Rickard, was one of the leading participants in the important roundtable discussions on the status of Native American Studies/American Indian Studies/Indigenous Studies in the United States and globally. Read more

Recruiting event focuses on Native high schoolers

Published: 
Mar 25, 2014
High school students from Native American backgrounds visited campus March 21-22 to learn about Cornell, celebrated Haudenosaunee culture with a symposium and exhibit and talk to Cornell Native American students about attending Cornell. Read more