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American Indian Studies Virtual Office Notice

April 10, 2020

American Indian Studies COVID-19 Response

As part of the directives from University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel, the Minnesota Department of Health, and the governor’s office, American Indian Studies is now running a virtual office environment.

All faculty, staff, and instructors are required to work remotely unless their job physically requires them to be on campus.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation will remain the same: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30pm. All department staff can be reached via email during these times.


If there is an emergency, you can reach the Administrative Manager, Angela Boutch at (763)-221-9443.


Office Operations

Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria, Office Manager



Lauren Sietsema, Financial Preparer



Angela Boutch, Administrative Manager


Graduate Program

Amarin Chanthorn, Curriculum Specialist


Undergraduate Program

Amarin Chanthorn, Curriculum Specialist


Instruction is now Online

Beginning March 18 and through the end of the spring 2020 semester, in-person instruction on all University campuses is suspended. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your instructor.



Events have either been postponed, canceled, or moved online. Please see the individual event pages for details.


University of Minnesota Public Health Information