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Global Indigenous Nations Studies Graduate Program

The Global Indigenous Nations Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary master’s degree designed to prepare graduate students for academic careers; to conduct basic and applied scholarly research from a cross-cultural perspective; to develop innovative theories, methodologies, and research tools appropriate for Indigenous cultures; and to prepare candidates for assuming leadership and policy-making roles in Indigenous communities, higher education, and in state, national, and international organizations.

Global Indigenous Nations Studies collaborates with the Tribal Law and Government Center in the KU School of Law and Haskell Indian Nations University. The program faculty consists of both core and affiliated faculty who represent a broad range of interdisciplinary and international skills and interests.

World Indigenous Graduate Exchange

WIGE is a graduate student exchange program established among KU, the University of Newcastle, Australia; and the University of Oulu, Finland. For more information, contact the Global Indigenous Nations Studies office.

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