The CICSC fosters collaborative research and community service relationships between the faculty, staff, and students of CSU San Marcos and members of local Tribal communities, for the purpose of developing and conducting research projects that support the maintenance of sovereignty and culture within those communities.
Responsibility: To support political and economic development, education, health and wellness, media and film, language preservation, and natural resource management.
Reciprocity: To reinforce collaborative research fostering indigenous research methods
Respect: To champion sovereignty and cultural preservation
Relationships: To create and sustain communication between tribes and scholars
Here at the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center, we welcome you to come and enjoy all we have to offer. If you want to are looking for a quiet atmosphere to study in, we have a cozy lobby, study area, and computers for coursework available to use.
Every day, fellow students are here to lend a helping hand, from discussing daily life, to mentoring, and all other aspects of student activities.
Feel free to join in the fun while helping the community today!
Joely Proudfit, Ph.D.