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Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

One Year In, Native American Students in Early Childhood Program Making an Impact in Tribal Schools

Colleen Locke | December 22, 2016

The Native American Early Childhood Education Scholars Program is a pilot program that fully funds the students as they earn a bachelor’s degree in early childhood and education in inclusive settings.

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

UMass President’s Office Funds Three UMass Boston Projects

Colleen Locke | June 25, 2015

Faculty and Staff Receive $174,500 for UMass President's Science and Technology Initiative and Creative Economy Initiatives.

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

UMass Boston Begins Native American Early Childhood Education Scholars Program

Crystal Valencia | April 21, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Boston is working with regional tribes to increase the number of highly qualified Native American early childhood educators and intervention specialists serving Native children.

Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston

Josh Reid | October 23, 2014

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

Research and Resources for Native Americans

Kaitlin Thurlow | July 09, 2014

Human Services research studies highlight need for community-university resource sharing

UMass Boston Experts Will Aid Marty Walsh Transition Effort

Office of Communications | December 06, 2013

Nine academics with university ties will assist Walsh as he prepares to become Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.

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…

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