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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

Feb 11 2021
Join the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP), and the Stanford Native American Studies Program & Native American Cultural Center on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 3-5pm PST for a panel discussion with five phenomenal Indigenous scholars to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the...
Jan 28 2021
On January 28, Amelia Winger-Bearskin (Seneca-Cayuga) will be the Quarterly Hanitchak Lecturer hosted by Stanford's American Indian Staff Forum and the Native American Cultural Center. Winger-Bearskin is an artist/technologist who empowers people to leverage bleeding edge technology to effect...
Jan 18 2021
Are you a sophomore or junior with academic and career interests in fields relating to Native health care, tribal public policy, or the environment? Then apply to become an Udall Scholar to earn up to $7,000 in educational expenses! The Udall Scholarship is geared toward sophomores and juniors who...