Native American

2017 Arts Season Takes Off

September 01, 2017
The academic year and arts season at UC Davis is kicking off. Here’s a look at the College of Letters and Science resources and the first offering in each for the fall. All exhibitions and talks and many concerts are free.

Mapping Out Standing Rock

December 06, 2016
As a professor in the UC Davis Native American Studies Department, Liza Grandia was looking for a way to help her students and the public better understand unfolding events about the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.

UC Davis–University of Waikato Exchange at Gorman Museum

October 25, 2016
"Patterns of Endurance,” an art exhibition at the C.N. Gorman Museum at UC Davis, showcases the work of doctoral candidates from the School of Māori and Pacific Development at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

Gorman Museum Heroes and Ghosts

September 27, 2016
A solo exhibition of paintings by Annie Ross, one of the first to graduate from UC Davis with a doctoral degree in Native American studies in 2002, is at the C.N. Gorman Museum through March 11, 2016.

Writing Class Connects UC Davis to Navajo Nation

June 14, 2016
A recent virtual meeting of a University Writing Program class took place at UC Davis and Diné College at the Navajo Nation in rural Arizona. Students in both classes are learning about writing, but they come from very different worlds, each with something to contribute to the other.

Saving an Endangered Language

December 01, 2015
Justin Spence, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Native American Studies Department, received a $245,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Documenting Endangered Languages program for research and documentation of the Hupa language.