• Native American bead cloth

Whether you are looking at majoring in Native American studies, you want to help bring cultural awareness to campus, or are dedicated to promoting STEM fields to youth, we hope you find your passion here.

Native American Student Association

NASA brings cultural awareness to campus and the surrounding communities as well as providing support to native and non-native students alike through community outreach activities, talking circles, cultural education and sharing, and peer mentorship.

Throughout the year this student organization hosts several events, including the All-Campus Convocation and Thanksgiving Feast, Indigenous Cultures Awareness Month, and the Spring Powwow. More information is available on the NASA Facebook page.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

The AISES college program supports Northland students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies through our college chapter through regional and national conferences, leadership development, mentorship, scholarships, internships, and career resources. Collegiate chapter members do not have to be native to take part.

Northland College’s AISES Chapter is dedicated to promoting STEM fields to younger generations through mentorship, community service, and volunteer education opportunities. More information is available on the AISES Facebook page.

Native American Studies Major

The Native American studies major focuses on indigenous culture and traditional teachings at the core of the program, with particular attention given to Lake Superior regional native history. The program includes first-hand contact with local tribes and native Ojibwe communities alongside a rigorous academic curriculum. The curriculum includes native worldviews and indigenous ways of knowing as a rich complement to the environmental mission of the college. Learn more.