• Master of Professional Studies in Indigenous Governance

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  • "Where are the models? What are other nations doing out there? We need to know if it's working and how we can use it."

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    “January in Tucson [an NNI education program] participants should expect to be mesmerized, amazed, and motivated to take action.”

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  • "Our [NNI] job is to provide people with the things they need to make positive change in Indian country."

    - Stephen Cornell, Faculty Chair

  • "[NNI education programs] gives me insight in different ways of how to govern… with one goal in mind and that is to protect our land, protect our culture, and most of all, most importantly, protect our people."

    - Rosa J. Long, Cocopah Tribal Councilwoman, Cocopah Indian Tribe

Latest NNI News

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June 11, 2019
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) held its 37th Annual Conference in Portland, OR on April 16, 2019. NAFOA assembled tribal leaders, policymakers, and financial professionals...
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June 11, 2019
Native Nations Institute and its partner, the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP) at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, are excited to announce the newly offered Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Indigenous Governance...
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June 11, 2019
​The 7th Annual Rising Voices Workshop, themed Converging Voices: Building Relationships and Practices for Intercultural Science, took place on May 15-17 in Boulder, CO...
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June 11, 2019
Native Nations Institute welcomes Davida Delmar (Navajo) as the new Senior Program Coordinator for Tribal Services and Dominique David-Chavez (Arawak Taíno) as the newest Research Analyst...
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June 11, 2019
On April 27th, the San Xavier Allottees Association gathered for the 2nd Annual Defenders of the Land Conference. Event organizers invited Native Nations Institute (NNI) to facilitate an entrepreneurship workshop for Tohono O'odham...