Welcome to the University of Arizona Native American Advancement, Initiatives, and Research Web Portal

This site is a collaborative effort between three offices at the university dedicated to the advancement of Native faculty and students, and to the respectful and ethical research and engagement with Native nations.

Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally-recognized tribes, with Tucson being home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.


The Pascua Yaqui Tribe - University of Arizona Microcampus

Discover the partnership between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the University of Arizona! This agreement reaffirms our commitment to the educational aspirations of the tribe's members. Join us in this exciting journey towards formal educational opportunities while respecting the rich heritage of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and all Native Nations in Arizona. Explore our website to learn more about this collaboration and the PYT-UA Microcampus, which offers degrees, courses, and certificates with concentration tracks in Tribal Courts & Justice Administration, Tribal Economic Development, Indigenous Governance, Tribal Natural Resource Management, and Professional Development.

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