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COVID-19 UPDATE: NACC is currently closed to protect the health and well-being of our community. Professional staff are available to answer questions or provide support:  Karen Biestman (, Greg Graves (, and Denni Woodward (


Ours is a history of working to improve the quality of life for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Indigenous Pacific Islanders. Our community reaches out to new students and their families to help them adjust to life at Stanford—to help them realize goals and prepare for the future.

Recent News

Mar 5 2021
The Stanford Daily published "A canoe is an island, an island is a canoe" an opinion piece written by Keoni Rodriquez '23, one of our current Native students, about the cultural components that make Hawai’i Hawaiian exist--not just in the physical place called Hawai’i but in the people who voyage,...
Feb 24 2021
Conversations with the Native Community at the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) Reception - 5:00-5:30pm PST on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.   Stanford's annual Family Weekend will be held virtually this academic year and though we cannot gather together in person on the Farm, wherever you...
Feb 18 2021
The recording of the Circle of Notable Native American Scholars event is now available: The Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP), and the Stanford Native American Studies Program & Native American Cultural Center (NACC) hosted this panel discussion...

Upcoming Events

April 17, 2021 - 1:00 pm
Zoom Event - PDT
May 7, 2021 (All day)
Virtual Event
May 8, 2021 (All day)
Virtual Event