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Passport Impasse Blocks Haudenosaunee Lacrosse Team

Published: 
Jul 29, 2015
Haudenosaunee have traveled internationally on passports from their sovereign nation since 1977. But for the second time in five years, the United Kingdom has refused to admit a Haudenosaunee lacrosse team, preventing the players from competing in a game their ancestors created. Read more

FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships September 18th- 27th, 2015

Published: 
Jul 23, 2015
The American Indian Program is proud to support the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships games hosted by the Onondaga Nation in Syracuse, NY. The  game plays a significant role in many facets of Haudenosaunee culture. This international championship--the first being hosted by a Native nation--provides an opportunity for a focused consideration of the game's role within Native communities, not merely as a means of exercising self-determination, but as an active articulation of sovereignty. Read more

Reflections from The Wildlife Society Field Course

Published: 
Jul 18, 2015
Featuring Laura Lagunez (AIP Student, '16) Today we’re acknowledging the efforts of our experienced and knowledgeable staff, who annually mentor a lucky group of participants at the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society field course. Every spring, a group of undergraduate and graduate students arrive at the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Kehoe Conservation Center for an intensive, 2-week immersion in wildlife field skills.   Read more

Follow AIP on our new LinkedIn Account!

Published: 
Jul 17, 2015
Established in 1983, the American Indian Program (AIP) provides academic, social and cultural opportunities to students, and supports local Native American communities through our outreach/extension initiatives. Read more

Two AIP Students Win 2015 Udall Scholarships!

Published: 
Apr 16, 2015
Congratulations to Fredrick Blaisdell ’16 and Steven Ingram ’16 who have received 2015 Udall scholarships, which support undergraduates with excellent academic records and who show potential for careers in environmental public policy, health care and tribal public policy. Read more

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