Maasai owned land, an international role model for community based land and wildlife conservation; the only community run program in Kenya supporting a Rhino sanctuary.
The Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) is a division of the School for Advanced Research. The goal of IARC is to bridge the divide between creativity and scholarship by supporting initiatives and projects in Native American studies, art history, and creative expression that illuminate the intersections of the social sciences, humanities, and arts. This is accomplished by providing fellowship opportunities for artists to engage in uninterrupted creativity; fostering dialogue among artists, researchers, scholars, and community members through seminars and symposia; nurturing future arts and museums professionals through experiential training; and promoting study and exploration of the IARC collection of Native American arts.
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a world-class museum and cultural center created as a place where Pueblo people can tell their story. As the gateway to the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico, the IPCC is a necessary first stop for visitors to New Mexico, providing an introduction for understanding the state's landscape, legacy, and story of continuance. The IPCC hosts traditional Native American dances every weekend year-round and offers an exciting schedule of cultural, educational, and community activities.
The Institute for Indigenous Research (IFAIR) brings together faculty members from across disciplines to center Native American Studies as theory and praxis in all areas of scholarship. IFAIR facilitates research by providing active support for faculty and graduate research, highlighting Indigenous studies initiatives across campus, and providing a forum for interdisciplinary conversation between and among Native and non-Native faculty and students committed to such issues. IFAIR promotes community-inspired, service-oriented scholarship that will link the university to Native American Nations and communities and generate discussion of Indigenous issues both within the university and in the surrounding area.
The Maxwell Museum is the oldest public museum in Albuquerque and actively supports and enhances the University of New Mexico’s mission of education, research and public service. While its primary emphasis on the American Southwest, the Museum's collections are worldwide in scope. The Museum offers compelling ongoing and temporary exhibits describing and interpreting anthropological subjects for all interested audiences. The Museum is dedicated to providing engaging educational opportunities through exhibitions and public programs, publications, tours, the Museum store and outreach programs to the Albuquerque public schools. The Museum charges no admission fee.
Casa dos Saberes Ancestrais é uma instituição definida como OSCIP, sem fins-lucrativos e de caráter educativo e cultural.
The Recovering Voices Program recognizes that language communities and scholars have a mutual interest in documenting, revitalizing and sustaining languages and the knowledge embedded in them. Through Recovering Voices, the Smithsonian Institution strives to collaborate with communities and other institutions to address issues of indigenous language and knowledge diversity and sustainability at the national and global level.
This internet-based project aims to build a dedicated portal for the exchange of scholarship, thinking and insights drawn from community-embedded experience and praxis at the interface between human rights and the environment. Our aim is to build a global network of researchers, policy-makers, opinion-formers and community activists whose diversity forges new conversations and relationships. We are building a network for the creation of change – and it starts with the transformation of thinking.
The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics is a collaborative, multilingual, and interdisiiplinary consortium of institutions, artists, scholars, and activists throughout the Americas. Working at the intersection of scholarship, artistic expression, and politics, the organization explores embodied practice -- performance -- as a vehicle for creation of new meaning and transmission of cultural values, memory, and identity.