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Professor Amy Den Ouden to Present at the Aquinnah Cultural Center

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 27, 2016

Indigenous Women, Colonial Violence, and Histories of Resistance in Southern New England

Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Awarded Prestigious Grant

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | August 04, 2016

Professor Amy Den Ouden receives grant for Native American Research

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

UMass Boston Genomics Core Facility Opens

James G. Mortenson | July 07, 2015

Building on the momentum of the recently opened state-of-the art Integrated Sciences Complex and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) at UMass Boston, the university now announces the official opening of the center’s Genomics Core facility.

Ramona Peters (Mashpee Wampanoag) Speaks at UMass Boston

Josh Reid, NAIS Director | May 09, 2015

Ramona Peters, the Tribal Preservation Officer & NAGPRA director at Mashpee, spoke about her work

Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston

Josh Reid | October 23, 2014

Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20

New Exhibit Celebrates Collaboration Between Archaeologists and Tribal Nations

Anna Pinkert | November 18, 2013

Archaeologists and Native American tribal nations tend to disagree on the right way to approach historical investigation. Archaeologists, trained to perform scientific tasks in a closed environment, don’t generally welcome input from…

UMass Boston Cosponsors Boston Harbor Islands 2012 Native American Festival

Office of Communications | July 18, 2012

UMass Boston's Institute for New England Native American Studies is cosponsoring the Boston Harbor Islands Native American Festival on Sunday, July 22, on Peddocks Island.

American Indian Art Exhibit: From Wounded Knee to Present

Josh Reid, Director of Native American & Indigenous Studies | April 14, 2012

The NAIS program has organized an exhibit of American Indian art to be shown at UMass Boston

Native American & Indigenous Studies Kick-Off

Josh Reid, Director of Native American & Indigenous Studies | October 15, 2011

Come celebrate the launch of this new program: screening of We Still Live Here & discussion with the director