Director's Welcome

Welcome to the Institute for American Indian Studies!

In our mission to preserve, promote and share the Spirit of the Northeast's First Peoples we continually move forward bringing new exhibits, voices and experiences to all. We strive to inspire contemporary understanding of and respect for all indigenous cultures remembering we are all connected in the circle of life.

Whether you are participating in a school field trip, dropping by to enjoy our beautiful wooded 15.5 acres, museum exhibits or attending one of our many engaging and fun-filled programs, IAIS always has something wonderful to share.

Come Explore the Past, Engage with the Present and Embrace Mother Earth.

Lisa Piastuch, Executive Director