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UCI PODCAST | Global indigeneity
With recent announcements of Native Americans eligible to have their UC tuition waived beginning this fall and adding Native Hawaiians to the heritage month that historically honored Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, we checked in with Assistant Professor Na’puti in the Department of Global and International Studies to help break down these massive identify groups and their cultures. Broadcasting from the island of Guam, Na’puti shares about her work with indigenous populations in the Pacific Islands and how that translates to better understanding of global indigeneity.
Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month – May 2022 ♥
Dear campus community, May is traditionally the month in the United States when we recognize the contributions of our community members through Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage month. This celebration of the contributions of individuals identifying from these important cultural groups also affords us opportunities to learn and study about new intersections for advocacy and activism to end the worrisome rise of anti-Asian harassment and racism that threatens the safety and thriving for all community members, not just those from the specific racial and ethnic groups being honored this month. The Federal Asian Pacific American Council, whose representatives…
In Observation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day ♥ ★
Dear campus community, Today, we observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Recognized by U.S. President Joe Biden last Friday, this day honors Native peoples for their many contributions to American society while acknowledging the history of federal policies that “sought to assimilate and displace Native people and eradicate Native cultures.” This federal observance builds on the adoption of Indigenous Peoples’ Day by other states and jurisdictions, including California on October 14, 2019. As a campus committed to inclusive excellence, Native peoples form an integral part of our community. They include undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, alumni and communities served by…
Toward an Asian American and Pacific Islander Thriving Campus
Toward an Asian American and Pacific Islander Thriving Campus The APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program is available to UCI students through a partnership between the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF). “I would like to thank the APIASF foundation for providing me the opportunity to continue my formal education at the University of California Irvine,” said scholarship recipient Amy Diem Bui. “With aid from the foundation, I am one step closer to fulfilling my career goal of becoming an educator.” “I am grateful for this opportunity,” said scholarship recipient Van Kim Bui. This partnership between…