Fall Stew Fest

This annual event is a celebration of community and Native American hospitality at which individuals may sample traditional Native American food.  Several Native American/Native Hawaiian student organizations and other invited departments are invited to share information.  Next year's event will be held in Fall 2014.

Native American Heritage Month

In November, student organizations and individual departments hold campus-wide festivities commemorating Native/American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian heritage.  Events and activities that promote awareness of indigenous culture and contributions, include:

  • the annual Miss Indian NAU Pageant
  • Native American-themed lunch and dinner menu items at campus dining halls
  • Cline Library film series
  • guest speakers and performers

Campus departments and student organizations may submit an Event Submission Form to have their event listed on NASS web site.  A community poster has been created and additional event submissions will be included on the Native American Heritage Month event listing.  For more information, contact Sharon S. Doctor (928) 523-6960.

Native American Convocation Ceremony


Native American Student Services invites graduating students and their families to the 19th Annual Native American Convocation Ceremony - a cultural recognition celebration. This annual ceremony will be held in May 8, 2014 at Prochnow Auditorium (#3A) from 3:30 to 5 PM MST.  This special ceremony recognizes Native American students who are receiving their bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.  Graduates are honored with a beautiful handmade graduation sash, and a reception follows the ceremony.  Invitations will be sent to students who have applied for graduation for the May commencement and those who graduated in December 2013.  More information to come soon about this event.

Graduating students with questions may contact Sharon S. Doctor (928) 523-6960.  This free event is open to the campus community.