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Dartmouth College. Native American Studies Program


The Native American Studies (NAS) program at Dartmouth College was established as a modified department in 1972, with the intentions of creating an interdisciplinary curriculum with which to foster serious and intense study of the cultures and histories of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Along with the department, the Native American Council functioned to coordinate social, educational, and cultural events of interest to the Native American community at Dartmouth College.

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Dartmouth College Native American Studies Program records

Identifier: DA-710
Scope and Contents The Records of the Department of Native American Studies (NAS) consist primarily of letters of recommendation and correspondence pertaining to fellowships, faculty, and related academia. It documents some of the function of the department since its inseption in 1972 through 1997. The records also contain materials relating to the death and memorial services of Michael Dorris, first Chair of the Native American Studies Program, in 1997.