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The Alliance of Indigenous Peoples (AIP) at Arizona State University is one of the seven student coalitions who promote and represent the voice of various cultures within the university. AIP is dedicated to serving and supporting the various American Indian student organizations on campus.  These organizations include: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Ms. Mr. Indian ASU, Native American Business Organization (NABO), Native American Law Student Association (NALSA), Native Americans Taking Initiative ON Success (NATIONS), Barrett Indigenous Culture Association,  Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, and many others.

In addition to student support and growth, the American Indian Council assists in the planning process for organization events such as: Native American Heritage Month held during the month of November, American Indian Culture Week in April, and other events that advocate cultural diversity on and off campus with the Native American community in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

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The Alliance of Indigenous Peoples (AIP), originally the American Indian Council, is a coalition/student organization that aims to advocate for and amplify the Indigenous student voice (on-campus and online) at Arizona State University (ASU). This coalition is one of seven coalitions at ASU that make up the Council of Coalitions (also known as the COC) who represent marginalized and minoritized communities, and each of these coalitions follow the student-led, staff-supported model.

The Alliance of Indigenous Peoples facilitates and supports all American Indian organizations on campus. Currently, there are twelve American Indian organizations. The student organizations include: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority, Inc. (APiO), American Indian Graduate Student Association (AIGSA), American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), American Indian Student Workers Association (AISWA), Barrett Indigenous Culture Association (BICA), Construction In Indian Country Student Organization (CIICSO), Mr. and Miss Indian Arizona State University Royal Court, Nations Movement, Native American Business Organization (NABO), Native American Law Students Association (NALSA), Native Americans for Academics, Success and Unity (NAASU), and One Native Nation (ONN).



Please indicate the PRIMARY LOCATION that your student organization plans to be an active participate on for the 2018 -19 academic year.


Primary population(s) served:
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • ASU Online (Fully online students)
1st OFFICER - Full Name

Kyla Silas

1st OFFICER - Title

Usually President, sometimes Director/Chair, etc.

Facilitator of Membership

1st OFFICER Email
2nd OFFICER - Full Name

Savannah Nelson

2nd OFFICER - Title

Usually Vice President, sometimes Secretary/Treasurer, etc.

Facilitator of Community Outreach

2nd OFFICER Email
3rd OFFICER - Full Name

Eric Woody

3rd OFFICER - Title

Usually Secretary, sometimes Recruitment chair, etc.

Facilitator of Marketing

3rd OFFICER Email

Rafael G. Esquer


Please use official "job title" with university



All ASU registered student organizations must have a full- or part-time benefits-eligible faculty or staff member serving as an advisor. By entering your advisor's email, they will automatically be sent an electronic Advisor Commitment Form which they must complete for your registration.

An Advisor Commitment Letter electronically signed by the Advisor is a required part of finalizing the registration of your student organization. Make sure to follow up with them to complete.