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

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

    -Desirie Wilson, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation


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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."

    - Joan Timeche, Executive Director

  • "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

November 16, 2018
More than 75 Passamaquoddy citizens attended a three-day leadership and planning workshop facilitated by NNI Tribal Services. Nation building curriculum included case study presentations and discussion, implementation of nation building lessons, and research on why...
November 16, 2018
NNI developed Project Youth ACT as a way to bring nation building to Indian Country's rising, young leaders. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe youth from the Lutu'uria Youth Group (LYG) and Youth Move group participated in daily workshops and skills...
November 16, 2018
​The World Indigenous Business Forum is considered the premier international business event for Indigenous peoples. Te Ohu Wahi Ao Trust (TOWA) hosted the 2018 Conference in Rotorua, New Zealand. The Native Nations Institute...
November 16, 2018
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association is dedicated to advancing Indigenous tourism across the United States and serves as a strong voice and valuable resource for tribes and tribal organizations engaged in the tourism industry. Joan Timeche (Hopi), an AIANTA…
October 25, 2018
The Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN) connects leaders, community practitioners, and scholars from the United States Southwest and the Arctic who are focused on research and creating community capacity...