Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)

Readings, Videos and Other Resources

A Bibliography for Teaching and Learning Native American and Indigenous Studies in New England 

Maile Arvin, “Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai`i and Oceania,” featuring Maile Arvin, Assistant Professor of History and Gender Studies, University of Utah, and moderated by Kevin Escudero, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University and Makana Kushi, Ph.D. student, American Studies, Brown University (scroll down to watch video recording)

Decolonization at Brown on Colonialism in STEM, March 2021

Sarah Deer, Presidential Lecture: "Sovereignty of the Soul: Confronting Gender-Based Violence in Native America," February 2021

"Colonialism in the Curriculum" short film, January 2021

"Clearing a Path to Peace: Remembering Who We Are" with Harold and Phil Gatensby 
November 2020

Linda Tuhiwai Smith, "Indigenous Studies/Studying Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous Peoples Studying/Theories about Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous theories/Research methods to help access Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous research methods/Indigenous theorising/To Native Study or Not to Native Study?" February 2020.

"Beloved Kin and Memory Lands: Panel Discussion," April 2019.

J. Kēhaulani Kauanui on Decolonization in Settler Colonial Context, March 2019

At Brown

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

Ethnic Studies at Brown University

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

John Carter Brown Library

John Carter Brown Indigenous Collection

John Hay Library

Native Americans at Brown

Native American Heritage Series

Ruth J. Simmons Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

SACNAS at Brown

Watson Institute Brazil Initiative

Watson Institute Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Local Projects and Resources

Hassanamisco Indian Museum

Indian Mariner's Project

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness

Native Northeast Portal

Rhode Island Indian Council

Tomaquag Museum

Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project 

Regional Native Nations

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe 

Chappaquiddick Wampanoag Tribe

Chaubunagungamaug Nipmuck Band

Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation 

Hassanamisco Nipmuc Band

Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe

Mashantucket Pequot Tribe 

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe 

Mohegan Tribe 

Narragansett Indian Tribe

Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation

Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe

Scholarship Information

American Indian College Fund 

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Cobell Scholarships

American Indian Services Scholarship program

Native Vision Scholarship

Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant Program

*Be sure to also reach out to your tribe’s higher education department for supplemental scholarships/awards