Through a multidisciplinary program of study, the master’s program educates students to become innovative and capable scholars, leaders, and mentors who bring Indigenous perspectives to academic settings, government and other public service, and the private sector. ISP equips students with the knowledge and skills to conduct theoretical and applied research and to develop innovative solutions to issues facing Indigenous communities. Students can take advantage of courses offered across the university to create an individualized program of study. Our affiliate faculty members have appointments in the humanities, social sciences, arts, and professional schools across the university.


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Native Faculty & Staff Council Snack and Chat
Tuesday, April 23 | 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
Office of Multicultural Affairs classroom
University of Kansas
Topic: "Mentoring Our Own Native Students," by Dr. Jay Johnson, Dept. of Geography
Student Services Highlight: Multicultural Scholars Program, with Cody Case
Snacks provided; all KU faculty, staff and students welcome

Flint Hills Wisdom Keepers Gathering
Friday, April 26-Sunday, April 28
Flint Hills near Council Grove, KS
Join Indigenous Elders as they share their Native American culture and explore tradition and cultural issues at this annual gathering
All are invited
Register online by Friday, April 19
Hosted by the Flint Hills Wisdom Keepers Foundation, 501(c)3
For more information, call 785-477-9306 or visit www.fhwisdomkeepers.org
**To attend the Sacred Drum Workshop on Saturday evening, register with Terri Delahanty by Friday, April 5

May NFSC Meeting
Friday, May 10 | 2 p.m.
Location TBA
University of Kansas

2nd Annual Young Professionals Powwow + Trade Show and Convention
Wednesday, July 17 | Conference: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Powwow: 4 p.m.-10 p.m.
Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. 6th St.
Lawrence, KS
Dancing and signing competitions for 18- to 35-year-olds
Conference registration $25-$35, includes lunch, resume-building, professional headshots, networking, prizes, educational workshops, and more.
Powwow is free and open to the public

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