Since its founding in 1991, the Indigenous Research Center of the Americas (IRCA) has served as a forum for sharing knowledge and reflections on indigenous cultures and the inherent decolonial struggles for higher levels of autonomy, sovereignty, and self-determination in Native nations across the hemisphere. Read More
In addition to the creation and circulation of new and existing tools, IRCA affiliates will assist in widening the network to include a greater range of native and non-native scholars, activists, artists, students, and others in partnerships allied with the IRCA mission. Read More
El Dr. Stefano Varese, fundador del IRCA y Profesor Emérito de UC-Davis, fue galardonado con la Medalla Haydee Santamaría por el Consejo de Estado de la República de Cuba en reconocimiento a sus contribuciones intelectuales a las Américas.
Dr. Stefano Varese, founder of IRCA and UC-Davis Professor Emeritus, was awarded the Haydee Santamaría Medal by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba in recognition of his intellectual contributions to the Americas.
IRCA founder and Associate Director, Professor Emeritus Stefano Varese, will be speaking at the international conference with comparative analysis of the Indigenous Palestinian People and the Andean-Amazonian Indigenous peoples in his talk “El Estado oligárquico y las naciones indígenas en el Perú neo-liberal.”