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The Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) is a research training program offered by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History with major funding from the Cultural Anthropology Program of the National Science Foundation
The International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies (IJCIS) is a fully refereed international journal published twice a year. since 2008. The journal offers a virtual intellectual space for the dissemination of international scholarship from scholars across disciplines that include the Humanities, Social Science, Health Sciences, Law and Education in the field of Indigenous Studies.
The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum’s internship program provides the opportunity to explore the world of museum work and build your academic or professional resume with real world experience.
The Global Indigenous Forum (GIF) of Florida international University is organizing the Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Symposium. This symposium aims to bring together indigenous peoples, scientists, and other individuals to discuss ideas on how to collaborate on efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working and learning about the preservation of the Seminole Tribe’s cultural resources. Several THPO Sections offer interns a hands-on and unique environment in exchange for a substantive contribution from hard working and interested individuals.
Please consider a role in our efforts to bring the Indigenous voice to FIU and the South Florida community by participating in a leadership position in the Global Indigenous Forum, GIF, or the student club, Global Indigenous Group, GIG.
Since NARF's inception in 1970, NARF has represented over 250 Tribes in 31 states in such areas as tribal jurisdiction and recognition, land clams, hunting and fishing rights, the protection of Indian religious freedom, and many many others.
Student members of the Global Indigenous Group, GIG, are voting online for their leaders for the upcoming year. Votes must be completed by Wednesday, July 8th at 11:59 PM.
For those interested in learning about Indigenous peoples, nine courses from six disciplines are offered this fall semester at Florida International University. These include courses in the disciplines of Anthropology, Art, Earth & Environment, Modern Languages, Religious Studies, and Sociology.
"Indigenous Peoples Through Western Eyes: Visits to the FIU Wolfsonian Library by some Colombian Scholars and a Group of Young African Leaders." By Frank Luca, Head Librarian. FIU Wolfsonian Museum
Indigenous Colloquia May 23, 2015: Indigenous Leader Salvador Quishpe spoke at FIU on Ecuador’s Constitution, Plurinationalism, and Sumak Kawsay (Good Living). Sponsored by the FIU Global Indigenous Forum and student club, Global Indigenous Group. News story by Vanessa Leon. Ph.D. student in Global and Sociocultural Studies.
It is with great honor and pleasure that I announce your Global Indigenous Group (GIG) officers for the upcoming year. I am hopeful that many of us will be attending the Native Rock Celebration.
Ph.D. in Political Science awarded to Luca Zini for his research on the socio-political and economic transformation of the indigenous Sámi in Sweden and the Indian American in the U.S.
The fourth Friday of each September is set aside to honor and celebrate all Native Americans, the first Americans who resided in the United States.
Everyone is invited. With music, dance, storytelling and calls to protect the environment, Indigenous peoples from around the globe will gather Sunday October 25th for the “Third Annual Indigenous Celebration “at Florida International University and we are extending an invitation to the general public. For more information see the Global Indigenous Forum website at: http://indigenous.fiu.edu/events/2015/fiu-indigenous-celebration/
The Conference on Sea Level Rise and Tribal Groups of Southern Louisiana drew over 100 people into the FIU Wertheim Conservatory on November 9. Via teleconference, Theresa Dardar of the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe provided in depth details on current environmental and cultural stresses the tribal communities are facing in the region and the types of increasing threats they expect to experience over the next several years.
The United Nations estimates that “there are more than 370 million indigenous people spread across 70 countries worldwide. Practicing unique traditions, they retain social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live.
Dr. Maria-Luisa Veisaga was confirmed as First Vice Chair receiving one hundred percent of the GIF Advisory Council voting member’s approval.
Bobby C. Billy, speaker at our FIU Indigenous Celebration in October, asked that his statement to the UN Summit Meeting in Paris from the Elders and Medicine Peoples be distributed. The attached document is signed by many leading Native spiritual leaders including Chief Arvol Looking Horse.