The purpose of the organization shall be to promote study, criticism, and research on the oral traditions and written literatures of Native Americans; to promote the teaching of such traditions and literatures; and to support and encourage contemporary Native American writers and the continuity of Native oral traditions.”

–ASAIL By-laws, 4 January 1991


MLA Programs Arranged by the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures 1980 – 2009

Find information about ASAIL sponsored panels at the annual MLA convention