Stories about Institute for Indigenous Studies

Delaware Nation artifacts

Native American Artifacts Found on Lehigh Land to be Returned to Delaware Nation

A 3,000-year-old flint knifepoint is among the artifacts to be returned to the sovereign, federally recognized Delaware Nation, with whom Lehigh partnered with last year.

Carly Camplain

Native Scholar Carly Camplain Joins College of Health, Advances Indigenous Studies

Camplain attends Promoting Indigenous Research Leadership Conference, furthering Indigenous studies scholarship at Lehigh and nationally.

MOU signing

Lehigh and Delaware Nation Announce Partnership

The agreement will aid in Indigenous research opportunities and establish a historic preservation office on campus. Lehigh is situated on Delaware Nation’s ancestral lands.

ARC grant

Pennsylvania Partners with Lehigh to Gather and Promote Native American Histories and Cultures

A grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, in partnership with Lehigh, to develop a plan for collecting Indigenous histories.

Sean Daley and Christine Makosky Daley

New Book by Lehigh Professors Asks ‘Who is an Indian?’

Christine Makosky Daley and Sean M. Daley author a nuanced perspective of Native identity.

Red dresses hang in trees on Lehigh campus

Red Dresses Raise Awareness of Violence Against Indigenous Women

Students honor REDress Project in effort to inform Lehigh community about international issue.

Lehigh campus

American Cancer Society Awards College of Health Institute for Indigenous Studies Nearly $1.8 million

Project aims to reduce smokeless tobacco use among American Indians.

Person smoking a cigarette

Reducing Health Disparities in Native Populations

Christine Makosky Daley and Sean Daley lead a team of researchers in a holistic approach to well-being.

Helping the Native American population

Lehigh's College of Health Establishes Institute for Indigenous Studies

Christine Makosky Daley and Sean Daley will lead the Institute. They have partnered with Native communities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Bolivia in holistic approaches to improving health.