Topic: Native American

An exterior view of the Colusa Casino on a sunny day.
Research | May 30, 2019
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
Campus News | October 19, 2017
Civil rights and Native American sovereignty rights seem to be moving toward a head on collision.
Group of indigenous women
Research | August 7, 2017
Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.
Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Ka-Voka Jackson is working to restore native plants in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy Photo)
Arts and Culture | June 13, 2017
Native American master's student Ka-Voka Jackson is working to protect the environment and preserve her Hualapai culture.
Gwynn Hobbs Grant speaks at a podium
Athletics | June 1, 2017
Former UNLV basketball player Gwynn Hobbs Grant encourages Native American youths to create their own success.
Sarah Winnemucca and Rutherford B. Hayes
Campus News | September 29, 2016
Historian William Bauer chronicles the expeditions of American Indian leaders to Washington D.C. in a free public talk Oct. 5.
Lee M. Hanover
Research | May 26, 2015
One of this year's Calvert Award winners for undergraduate researchers on how to avoid getting overwhelmed by massive amounts of research materials.
Laurie Arnold
Campus News | March 16, 2015
Historian Laurie Arnold dove into UNLV Libraries documents to learn how Native American leaders collaborated to overcome the obstacles in bringing tribal gaming to their communities.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | January 2, 2014
William Bauer Jr. and Julia Sun-Joo Lee Named Emerging Scholars Under 40 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine.