American Indian

American Indian Cultural Resource CenterĀ (AICRC)

The American Indian Cultural Resource Center (AICRC) promotes cultural identity development and strives to empower American Indian students through their college careers. By providing resources, activities that enhance leadership skills, educational events and ongoing development of the space, we encourage the sharing of ideas and experiences, which imparts a greater understanding of our culture(s) to one another and the campus community.

Minor in Indigenous Studies

(Department of Religious Studies)

The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Minor is designed to give students an understanding of the ideas, practices, experiences, and issues confronting native peoples of North and South America through the study of their histories, environment, cultures, languages, politics, and economies. The minor, available to all students, recognizes the significance of indigenous languages and cultures as an important part of the heritage of all American peoples. The focus of the minor at UCSB builds on the historic strengths of a variety of disciplines in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.

American Indian Student Support Services

American Indian Student Support Services aims to increase student retention through culturally contextualized and individualized approaches We Provide culturally enriched retention support for Native American students enrolled at UC Santa Barbara, and work with partners across campus and Tribes/reservations/schools across California with prospective Native American students.

American Indian and Indigenous Collective Academic CounselĀ (AIIC-AC)

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) is an interdisciplinary, international membership-based organization, comprised of scholars working in the fields of Native American and Indigenous Studies, broadly defined. NAISA has become the premier international and interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.