About Us

Who We Are

We are a community of American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nations, Native Hawaiian, Indigenous, and non-Indigenous scholars dedicated to producing knowledge that promotes the sovereignty, wellness, and understanding of northwest coastal and plateau tribes and nations and other Indigenous peoples.

Mission

Our mission is to grow and strengthen partnerships between the UW, northwest coastal and plateau tribes and nations and other Indigenous peoples through research, teaching, learning, and community engagement.

Vision

Our vision is to create a University of Washington that recognizes, values, and strengthens American Indian, Alaska Native, and other Indigenous intellectual traditions, communities, and futures.

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