The University of Washington Tacoma is committed to increasing American Indian student recruitment and retention, and coordinating with local tribes to promote initiatives on campus that benefit Native students and encourage respectful interaction with tribes.
Our campus exists on land of the Puyallup people and we are honored to have developed a strong partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians as the official tribal sponsor of UW Tacoma.
American Indian Studies Minor
The American Indian Studies minor is grounded by a strong commitment to the histories, representations, and political struggles of Indigenous peoples.
Native American Indigenous Education Symposium
Annual symposium focused on contemporary Native American issues in higher education
Indigenous Knowledge and Community Conversations
Community conversations seeking the Indigenous meanings of resilience and sustainability to survive climate change
Indigenous Faculty & Resources
Information on admission to UW Tacoma and our indigenous faculty
Building Excellence through Science and Tradition
Indigenous Studies Partnership
UW Tacoma has partnered with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in New Zealand on a new Ph.D. program in Indigenous Studies