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The skill sets developed in Native American Studies courses allow students to gain knowledge in a specialized area and complement their undergraduate degrees.

WVU Native American Studies minors have applied their NAS education in a variety of successful professional roles, serving as educators, artists, researchers, interpreters at historical sites, engineers, legal consultants, in health care, etc. NAS alumni are encouraged to remain in contact with the Program and receive announcements invitations of special events.

Ada Deer
NAS minors posed for a photo with 2016 Elder-in-Residence Ada Deer (Menominee) following her public lecture, “From Reservation Cabin to the Corridors of Power: Changing our World from Within.”