Special Research Grant-Summer 2020

Adobestock 4717110

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued complications this has created for travel, CAIIS is offering a special application this summer (up to $2,000 per person) focused on supporting non-travel research expenses in American Indian and Indigenous Studies.

In solidarity and gratitude we complete another year


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.

Year-End Summary

Img 4630

Our 2019-2020 year-end summary flyer outlines our Center’s responses to COVID-19, our new and ongoing programs, and features new and exciting projects funded by the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Research Family ZINE!

Copy Of 20191121 145640

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture alongside the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies have collaborated to create this Indigenous Research Family to bring Indigenous undergraduates to the Burke’s collections.

Native Knowledge @ UW

Cropped 34444.jpg

This event co-sponsorship and guest speaker grant (up to $1,500) can be used to compensate Native and Indigenous guest speakers in your zoom courses or to facilitate a workshop.

qacagʷac Awards for Faculty and Staff

CAIIS qacagʷac (Oceanspray plant) Awards for Faculty and Staff Applications Due April 6, 2020 at midnight PST The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS) proudly presents the qacagʷac Awards, previously known as the CAIIS Faculty and Staff Career Advancement Fund, to support the professional development needs of faculty and staff in the field