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From left to right, the cast of Sliver of a Full Moon: RaeAnn Herrera, Kholan Studi, Jenny Marlowe, Jason Grasl, Billi Jo Rich, Allison Hicks, Mary Kathryn Nagle, Rob Vestal, Jackie Schaeffer, DeLanna Studi, Jennifer Bobiwash, Duane Minard, and Rainy Fields
November 8, 2017
On November 2, 2017, the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program (YIPAP) presented Sliver of a Full Moon at the University of California San Diego (“UCSD”) in partnership...
YNAAC members Leah Shrestinian and Paige Johnson examine Inuit masterworks in National Gallery of Canada
November 8, 2017
During October’s Fall Break, eight members of the Yale Native American Arts Council (YNACC) and Yale Group for the Study of Native America (YGSNA) traveled to Montréal and...
Yale Law Students in 2017, including Allison (second from left) and Greg (fourth from left). Photo was taken during a NALSA trip to the Supreme Court in March. Additional NALSA members include, from left to right, Taylor Jones, Robin Tipps, Becca Loomis, Chelsea Colwyn, and Shannon Prince.
October 6, 2017
Two recent graduates and one current student of Yale Law School’s Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) have served or will serve as law clerks to four separate...
Ali Cobby Eckermann Receives Windham-Campbell Literary Prize
September 26, 2017
 On September 13, Australia’s Ali Cobby Eckermann (Yankunytjatjara) received the 2017 Windham-Campbell Literary Prize in poetry from Yale University, one of the world’s...
September 20, 2017
Mohegan Linguist Stephanie Fielding will be in residence at Yale throughout the Fall semester, teaching two classes, including one on Mohegan. The Linguistics Department is...
Viewing collections at the American Philosophical Society Library at the Digital Knowledge Sharing (DKS) Workshop. From left: Tiffany Hale, an American Philosophical Society fellow, Daniel Moya, social media outreach from the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture with the new web-based Indigenous Digital Archive, Holly Guise, a History PhD candidate at Yale and DKS fellow, Megan Lukaniec, a Linguistics PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara and DKS fellow, and Brian Carpenter Curator of Na
August 31, 2017
On August 11, 2017, two YGSNA members, Holly Guise and Tiffany Hale, attended the inaugural Digital Knowledge Sharing Workshop hosted at the American Philosophical Society...
NCAIS Workshop Yields Continued Research into Dakota-language Newspapers
July 28, 2017
In March, Anthony Trujillo (Okhay Owingeh Pueblo, NM) was selected as the Yale Group for the Study of Native America (YGSNA) representative for the Newberry’s Consortirum for...