Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.

From June 22 to 24, 2017, the University of British Columbia and its co-hosts will welcome NAISA to UBC’s Vancouver campus on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam Nation.

For information on the conference location, visit the conference website at:

Conference registration and program will be available at that website in spring 2017.


To get a feel for UBC, Vancouver, and the rich local history of Indigenous activism and arts, watch the conference trailer at:

Conference trailer for NAISA 2017 in Vancouver