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Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions

This American Indian student support program constructs supportive social and educational communities that actively involve students in learning.

Welcome to the American Indian Programs and Organizations Web portal at Michigan State University. This is your connection to the university’s many resources for American Indian scholarship, outreach, and support services.

Michigan State is home to one of the nation’s most inclusive approaches to American Indian studies in the nation, offering a wide range of programs and organizations related to American Indians, exploring all aspects of indigenous life. MSU has a long history of sharing the knowledge and resources created at the university with surrounding communities, adding to the vitality and richness of American Indian life—in Michigan and beyond.

Annual American Indian Events at MSU

Indigenous Law and Policy Center Spring Speaker Series

Held in the spring semester, this speaker series includes authors of new books about Indian law or Indian country who are invited to speak at MSU College of Law by the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. Generally, the events are held during lunchtime in the Castle Board Room, located in the law school building.

Indigenous Law and Policy Center Annual Conference

Held in the fall semester, the ILPC annual conference brings together scholars, practitioners, judges, and community members to discuss issues surrounding a specific topic. Past topics have included the Indian Child Welfare Act, American Indian law and literature, the Indian Civil Rights Act, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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