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State of New Jersey

Department of State

New Jersey Commission on American Indian Affairs

New Jersey Commission on American Indian Affairs

Native America - Four Part Series

Tuesday October 23rd - November 13th, 9 pm PBS Show explores the splendor & ingenuity of the world created by America’s First Peoples 15,000 years ago, combining modern science with Native American traditions and oral history to spotlight these ancient cultures and communities that still thrive today. Each episode explores Great Nations, reveals cities, sacred stories & history long hidden in plain sight.

Public Meeting - December 12

The next New Jersey Commission on American Indian Affairs meeting will be held on December 12 at 10:00 a.m. Location to be determined.

Meeting of the NJ Commission on American Indian Affairs

Meeting of the NJ Commission on American Indian Affairs

Meeting of the NJ Commission on American Indian Affairs, May 18, 2017 at the New Jersey State Museum. Pictured from upper left: Commission Chair Lewis Greysquirrel Pierce, Rowena Madden, Steven Burton, Eileen DeFreece, Claire Garland Renee Copola, Greg Lattani, Justin Higgs, Joanne Hawkins, Urie Ridgeway.

Wisdom from the Past, Visions for the Future

“In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.”
Iroquois statement