NAIS publishes the best interdisciplinary scholarship in international Native American and Indigenous Studies. The journal provides an intellectually rigorous and ethically engaged forum for smart, provocative, and exciting scholarship while drawing on the extraordinary professional expertise of our ever-expanding membership in a process of double-anonymous peer review. NAIS provides a forum to place different kinds of research, intellectual traditions, and knowledge practices in conversation.
We encourage all faculty, instructors, and students to download NAIS articles directly from your library’s online portal. Please do not provide or use shared PDF files. Each “click” through a library portal supports a journal financially, so please download from JSTOR, Project Muse, and the like to access NAIS.
The editors’ goal is to extend understandings across disciplinary and epistemological boundaries and learn more about the important work going on in scores of different fields and regions. Studies grounded in Indigenous research methodologies are especially encouraged. All empirical studies must document: (1) the use of accepted ethical protocols for research with human subjects; and (2) site-specific approvals when required, including research and/or institutional review board approvals required by Native nations, tribes, or bands.
NAIS is published twice a year by the University of Minnesota Press
Co-Editors (2019-2022): Kelly McDonough (White Earth Ojibwe/Irish descent), University of Texas at Austin and K. Tsianina Lomawaima (Creek, unenrolled), Arizona State University
Editorial Managers: Alina Scott (Belizean Creole) and Montserrat Madariaga-Caro, University of Texas at Austin
Founding Co-Editors (2013-2019): Jean M. O’Brien (White Earth Ojibwe), University of Minnesota and Robert Warrior (Osage), University of Kansas
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The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Spanish and Portuguese / NAIS Journal Office
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Austin, TX 78712-1155