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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

  • "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."

    - Joan Timeche, Executive Director

  • "[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

August 8, 2022
Our work with the Alaska Native Justice40 Council, North Dakota Indian Youth Leadership Academy, the Pascua Yaqui Leadership Institute, the Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship Program and the UArizona’s Study of United…
August 5, 2022
On June 28, 2022, Research Specialist Andrew Martinez presented at the California Water Boards 7th Annual California Water Data Science Symposium during the “Understanding your community lens - a case study using the Tribal lens” panel...
August 5, 2022
​Mexico, the 15th largest economy in the world, is exploring the possibilities of trade and investment partnerships with Arizona tribal nations and the American Indian Gaming Association (AIGA) to promote both trade and knowledge in public…
July 28, 2022
Creating a private sector on Native American lands is critical to a sustainable economy which we aim to contribute to every summer with our Native American Youth Entrepreneurship Program (NAYEP). Business development (both on and off…
July 28, 2022
Sept. 19 – 20, 2022, in Phoenix, AZ: Recognizing that many Native nations are faced with pressing challenges related to their constitutional foundations, we are hosting an executive education seminar at Wild Horse Pass Resort...