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Our Mission

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

Our Vision

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

Director of IRCA awarded Mellon New Directions Fellowship

Dr. Liza Grandia is one of 13 national winners of the 2017-18 Mellon New Directions Fellowship for her proposed interdisciplinary research on “Toxic Trespass”  [download here]

Read the news announcement from UC Davis, and interview with the Director of IRCA, Dr. Grandia.

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