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Culture Bearer on Campus

December 12, 2023

UC San Diego Appoints Its Inaugural Culture Bearer in Residence

When the World Comes to Life

May 30, 2019

…sculpture blends Native American culture with sustainability and gender diversity Johnny Bear Contreras can recall with perfect clarity the moment the world came to life for him. He was working high atop the mountains in the ski town of Mammoth Lakes. For weeks, the sky had been heavy with clouds,…

Celebrating Native American Heritage

October 11, 2011

…of San Diego’s indigenous cultures. Almost 150 people attended the kickoff Sept. 23 at the International Center. The event entitled “Celebrating Life Through Song and Dance” featured presentations, singing and dancing from several of San Diego’s indigenous cultures including the Northern Cheyenne, Lakota, Shawnee, Navajo/Dineh and Assiniboine nations. “This year’s…

Championing the Voices and Contributions of Native American People

November 12, 2021

…Diego celebrates the rich cultures, traditions and histories of Native American people and recognize the important contributions they continue to make. Photo by Erik Jepsen/University Communications. Throughout November, our campus and our country celebrate Native American Heritage Month in honor of the rich cultures, traditions and histories of Native people.…

November Brings a Joyful Celebration of Native Tradition and Culture

November 8, 2022

This November UC San Diego recognizes the rich and diverse cultures, traditions and stories of Native American tribes and communities with educational and community-building events.

UC San Diego Welcomes Native American Medical Students with Blanket Ceremony

November 18, 2021

…unceded territory of the Kumeyaay Nation, whose people remain a vital part of the local community. San Diego County also has the highest number of Tribal Nations in the country, but still only 1 percent of UC San Diego medical students identify as American Indian or Alaska Native. Daniel Tucker…

UC San Diego Strengthens Native American Communities and Indigenous Scholarship

January 12, 2023

There is an exciting momentum at UC San Diego that is enhancing community spaces for Native American students, advancing research led by Indigenous scholars and inviting the next generation of tribal youth to experience what the university has to offer.

UC San Diego Celebrates California Native American Day Beginning Oct. 3

October 3, 2014

“Being Home: Claiming Space and Identity” is the theme of the ninth annual California Native American Day Celebration at the University of California, San Diego. The celebration, running from Oct. 3 through May 2015, will feature events that engage the complex identities of Native American tribes throughout the state and…

Cooking Up Community Through Indigenous Foods

May 30, 2024

Menus often celebrate exotic flavors and far-flung cooking styles, but UC San Diego course Food Justice and Indigenous Food Sovereignty explores ingredients and recipes used by the people indigenous to our country.

Reconnecting the People, Plants and Animals of the Kendall-Frost Marsh

August 12, 2021

UC San Diego’s Kendall-Frost Marsh has received an $85,000 grant from Honda to create an integrated research and public engagement program centered on bringing Native American perspectives and cutting-edge science into the management and access decisions needed to ensure the marsh’s survival.

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