**Note added June 9, 2017: The membership form usually on this page has been temporarily deactivated in preparation for migrating the AIRA website to a different server. Once this process is completed, the forms on this site will be restored to full functionality. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience.**

Membership in the American Indigenous Research Association is free and anyone can join: professionals, students, or community members. To join, simply fill out and submit the form below.

The American Indigenous Research Association’s mission is to educate researchers and the public about the importance of Indigenous Research Methodologies and to promote incorporation of these methodologies into all research that engages Indigenous peoples and communities.

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If you would like to receive a Directory of AIRA Members, please contribute your own contact information on the Directory submission page. If you are a graduate student, consider joining the online grad student discussion group. To learn more about our annual conference, check out the report and videos of our 2013 conference presentations.