Welcome to the Center for American Indian & Indigenous Studies (CAIIS)
A premier research center for teaching, research, and service in the field of American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the University of Washington.
Padelford Hall C-514
Explore New Programs & Funding Opportunities
CAIIS Programs to support current and future Native American and Indigenous Studies students, faculty, and staff
AIIS Scholars Program
for Faculty & Staff
Travel and Research Grant
Research Family Experiences
Native Knowledge @ UW: Event Sponsorship
COVID-19 Teaching Resources
Online Teaching Symposium-Summer 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic requiring classes to be taught online, CAIIS is offering support for those seeking ideas for better engaging with their students in...
CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant CAIIS Special Summer Research Grant. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued complications this has created for travel, CAIIS is offering a special...
We want to take a moment to express our gratitude to the faculty, staff, students, and community partners who made this year such a success for the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies....
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