Eric Cheyfitz: Contrary to popular media coverage, which takes its narrative line from official Israeli and US sources, the Israeli invasion of Gaza was not a matter of self-defense but a calculated offensive. Read more
This year the focus was on Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations students in preparing them for the competitive admissions process. Read more
May 2014: AIP is saying good-bye to Carol Kalafatic, AIP Associate Director
Jun 15, 2014
Back in May 2014, American Indian Program hosted a farewell reception for Carol Kalafatic, AIP Associate Director, who has resigned from the position at AIP and is moving on to pursuing her passion in the field of indigenous peoples’ rights with the focus on food security, food sovereignty and dynamic heritage systems. The Program wishes her well in her future endeavors.
The posting about the vacancy for Carol's position is forthcoming. Stay tuned for more details.
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
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
On February 5th, 2014, Dr. Eric Cheyfitz, Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Humane Letters and American Indian Program faculty member at Cornell, delivered a lecture on "The Force of Exceptionalist Narratives in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict" at Cornell's Society for the Humanities Annual Invitational Lecture. Read more