Montana State University

Department of Native American Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172340
Bozeman, MT 59717-2340

Tel: (406) 994-3881
Fax: (406) 994-3343
Location: 2-179 Wilson Hall

Department Chair

Walter Fleming


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Current News & Events

Award-winning Native filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin to speak at MSU May 2
Native Canadian documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin will speak at Montana State University on May 2. This event is free and open to the public. Obomsawin will screen three of her films: "When All the Leaves Are Gone," "Gene Boy Came Home" and excerpts from "Kanehsatake." The screenings will be followed by a question and answer session with Obomsawin. Read more...
MSU professor launches Web site to aid veterans with PTSD
A Montana State University Native American Studies professor has launched a new Web site that he hopes will help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder through forums that discuss ceremonies. The site was developed by Lawrence Gross, assistant professor of Native American Studies at MSU and an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) Indian who is a member of the White Earth reservation in Minnesota. His new Veterans Ceremonies Web site is at Read more...
MSU pow wow set for April 1-2
The 36th annual Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow will be held April 1-2. The MSU pow wow is one of the largest in Montana. Pow wow events are free and open to all. Dance and drum competitions with cash prizes are always a key feature of the event. Booths around the edge of the dance arena will offer the crafts of traditional artists and artisans throughout the pow wow. Read more...

Updated: 09/02/2011