Tribal Immersion Program

Spring Break Immersion Trip 2018

March 12 - 17, 2018
Haudenosaunee Nations in New York

Five-day immersion trip to visit the Eastern Woodland tribal nations in New York. Includes the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) nations: Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, Tuscarora, and Cayuga Nations. 

  • Learn about historical and contemporary issues impacting tribal nations with focus on tribal sovereignty, language revitalization, tribal government structure, sustainability and natural resource management and more
  • Meet with tribal leaders, elders, and artists
  • Trip includes visit to Carlisle Indian Boarding School in Pennsylvania and the Smithsonian Institutions’ National Museum of American Indians in Washington D.C.
  • Spring 2018 course HIST 377 “The History and Culture of Native Americans”

Student Cost: $1,000 per person

Expenses will cover lodging, transportation, and museum fees. Students will cover meals.

(Note: Purdue Moves Summer/Short Term Study Abroad Scholarship is available to cover cost of $500 per student for this trip. Apply through

Application deadline: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Application materials coming soon.

For more information, contact: Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, email 


Tribal Immersion Flyer

Contact information:

Felica Ahasteen-Bryant
Director, NAECC

Dawn Marsh
Department of History

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