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1990s Powwow.  Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

NACC Programs

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The Native Center hosts a variety of programs for students throughout the academic year. Each quarter, in November, February and May, Native American Awareness programming is spotlighted on the Stanford campus.

Fall quarter programming may include Indigenous People's Day, Native Heritage Month, and a trip to the annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.  Mentoring within the Native American Community is the programming focus during Winter Quarter and may include visiting artists and scholars, college motivation days, and the annual Student Mentor Dinner. Native American Awareness in Spring quarter culminates with the Stanford Powwow, Native Community Recognition Night, and the Native Graduation Dinner and Awards Presentation the night before Commencement.

Stanford Native Community Annual Programming

Throughout the school year, the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) hosts and co-sponsors a variety of cross disciplinary events from cultural practice to career development. These are initiated through diverse partnerships with student groups, academic departments, University programs, and community organizations beyond Stanford.

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Hand Woven Wool Native American Rug. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Native Awareness

Here you can find out more about different types of events planned and more. 

 Member of Save Our Ancestors Remains and Resources Indigenous Network Group (SOARRING) Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to educate people about indigenous ways of life and promote community building, at DuPage College.. Via Wikimedia Commons

Stanford Native American Community Annual Calendar

Throughout the school year, the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) hosts and co-sponsors a variety of cross disciplinary events from cultural practice to career development. 

 Parry’s agave, or mescal agave, is a slow-growing succulent perennial native to Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico. Photo credit: Linda A. Cicero

Community Gatherings

Find out more about community centered gatherings. 

Main Quad. Credit: Andrew Brodhead

Stanford Native Immersion Program (SNIP)

The Stanford Native Immersion Program (SNIP) is a six-day, fun and information-filled virtual experience designed to welcome incoming frosh to the Farm.

Book-related event with the author at Muwekma.

Community Partnerships in University Events

The Farm is an active place with several events occurring throughout a corner. Here you can find out more about Univeristy events created through community partnerships. 

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50th Anniversary

The 2020-2021 school year marks a monumental milestone for the Stanford Native community as we celebrate the Stanford American Indian Organization's 50th Anniversary and the 50th Annual Stanford Powwow.