While nearly nine million people in the United States identify as at least partially American Indian or Alaskan Native according to a 2021 U.S. Census Bureau survey, there is often a misrepresentation and a lack of curriculum surrounding Native Americans in U.S.
UCLA community members are joining scholars across the country to help highlight Indigenous architectural knowledge throughout the American continent in an annual program.
The Forgotten Canopy – a series of conferences under The Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies’ Core Program – held its first summit from Nov.
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“As a land grant institution, the University of California recognizes its presence on traditional, ancestral Native American territory.”
When students, faculty and administration hear this land acknowledgment, they are reminded that the land has greater cultural, historical and ecological significance than merely a place of education or work.
Tosa Two Heart is wearing her community’s hearts on her sleeves and is hoping others will too.
Alumnus Two Heart is exploring new niches in fashion by incorporating traditional Lakota designs into modern clothes.
Maya Rose Dittloff is embracing Native tradition on the path toward increased representation in film.
The alumnus’s short film “Dogwood,” which was presented at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in October, tells the story of a young girl named Rose Home Gun as she embarks on a treacherous mission to gather medicinal plants.
The American Indian Student Association at UCLA held its Native Expressions event Wednesday, featuring handmade art from students as well as photography and film displays.
Based on the protests that arose from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, the film “On Sacred Ground” held its world premiere in Hollywood on Saturday.
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