The California Indian Professors Association (CIPA) is a private professional organization of American Indian scholars in higher education who are recognized as members of California Indian tribes. The group seeks to organize those defined above, who teach and conduct professional research and produce non-fiction scholarship about subjects concerning California Indians, past, present and future.
This site is designed to empower Native peoples with useful interactive tools that will assist us in meeting our organization's immediate objectives and long range goals. To learn more about our vison, click on the CIPA logo to the left, or for more detailed information click on the About CIPA link in the Sections area at the bottom left.
This site is designed as a community blog of sorts, providing interactive tools for the casual visitor, and more dynamic features for registered users. Self-registering is easy, and we've included a detailed FAQ link with information on how you can start using the tools available here to post relavent news stories, your own articles, action alerts, announcements, conference updates, scholarship opportunities, forum comments, resources, web links, and more. So sign up, log in and let's get started.