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About the President’s Circle

The President’s Circle is a group of philanthropic individuals who give generously to support SAR’s mission and programs, helping foster innovative social science and Native American creativity.

Through a diverse schedule of private events, President’s Circle donors are able to deepen their own knowledge and become more engaged with others who share their interests. Your participation offers the rare and enriching experience of interacting with resident scholars, artists, and researchers from around the country and the globe.

To join the President’s Circle, click here.

For more information about the President’s Circle, please contact Laura Sullivan, Director of Development, at or by calling (505) 954-7238.



Upcoming President’s Circle Events

Annual President’s Circle Event: A Winter Party in the Rainforest @ Eric S. Dobkin Boardroom, SAR
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual President's Circle Event: A Winter Party in the Rainforest @ Eric S. Dobkin Boardroom, SAR

Join us for a Winter Party in the Rainforest. Enjoy island-inspired cuisine and a signature cocktail by Jambo Café. Hear from Dr. Steven Feld, SAR senior scholar, on his recent work documenting his immersive journey to Papua New Guinea’s Bosavi rainforest region with an intimate portrayal of its people. Wear your tropical evening attire.

Priority given to members of the Board of Directors, Founders’ Society, and President’s Circle. RSVP by November 30 to Lindsay Archuleta at or 505-954-7231.

Special thanks to Ken Stilwell, chair, President’s Circle, as well as Leslie Shipman, Anne Chognard, and Barbara Seeley for event decorations.