Native American Studies at Illinois State University

Welcome to Native American Studies

Our Program

The program in Native American Studies is designed to familiarize students with the histories, literatures, cultures, and futures of the indigenous citizens of North America.

Who will be interested?

Students who wish to explore the unique political and social relationship that the First Nations and their members hold with the United States will be interested in this minor. The program provides students with key concepts, information, and a foundation of knowledge rooted in several academic disciplines, including but not limited to the disciplines of our affiliated faculty.

Contact Us:

Dr. Susan Kalter
Director, Native American Studies Program
c/o Department of English
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4240
Normal, IL  61790

Phone:  (309) 438-8660
Office:  Stevenson 424J


Apply directly to the minor through our program admissions portal