Category Archives: Directors

Scott Andrews

Scott Andrews is a Professor at California State University, Northridge, where he teaches in the English Department and the American Indian Studies Program. He is a faculty adviser for the American Indian Student Association and a coordinator for the annual … Continue reading

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Native American Heritage Month Luncheon

Peter Weiss and JoAnn Semon attended the Native American Heritage Month Luncheon to award honoring deserving Warriors and presenting scholarships to Native American students. The AISF were honored to be asked to present our three recipients Karolyn King, R. Roman … Continue reading

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Honoring Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss, a AISFSC board member, was recently honored at the semi-annual AISFSC.board meeting. Weiss has worked diligently on behalf of Native American students for more than thirty years and has been a constant advocate for them during his long … Continue reading

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Peter Weiss

PETER WEISS, TREASURER EMERITUS, HAS BEEN WITH THE ORGANIZATION, AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (AISF/SC) SINCE THE FIRST BUFFELO FEAST /POWOW IN THE 1960s. HELD AT THE HOME OF CITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. FRED WYATT, PETER VOLUNTEERED TO … Continue reading

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Valena Dismukes

VALENA BROUSSARD DISMUKES Artist’s Biography Valena Broussard Dismukes, of African, Choctaw, and European heritage, is a Los Angeles based photojournalist with a special interest in portrait, travel, and street photography. She serviced as a teacher, department head, and mentor teacher … Continue reading

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Kat High

Kat High is a Native Californian of Hupa descent. She serves as the Chair of the American Indian Scholarship Fund of Southern California, and served as the Director and Program Coordinator for the Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center for over … Continue reading

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D Dwight Youpee

Former Student Affairs Officer UCLA American Indian Studies After 22 years of service overall at UCLA, Dwight Youpee has since retired as Student Affairs Officer of UCLA American Indian Studies. Prior to his position at American Indian Studies, Dwight was … Continue reading

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