Digital Resources

Indigenous Governance Database

A valuable free resource for students, faculty, leaders and citizens of tribal nations with over 1,200 video, audio, and text resources. Create a free account to save resources to your personal library.


Watch previous NNI Tribal Constitutions Seminars

Constitutions Resource Center

Brings together extensive research on Indigenous constitutions, examples of the constitutional changes that Native nations are making, and videos of Native leaders and governance experts discussing constitutional change.

Check out our Constitutions Book List


Educational Opportunities

Rebuilding Native Nations Online Courses

An online course series that examines critical governance and development challenges facing Native nations.

Ask us about our discounts for six or more enrollments, which includes two free registrations (for a group leader and an elected official) and a 20% discount on four or more.


Indigenous Governance Program

Register for the Constitutions of Indigenous Nations Course offered this upcoming January in Tucson session. Our Indigenous Governance Program provides opportunities for individuals interested in a deep, practical understanding of Indigenous governance and rights.


Case Studies and Guides

Tribal Constitution Handbook: A Guide to Writing and Revising Tribal Constitutions


Honoring Nations All-Stars Profile: Constitutional Reform Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Seizing the Future: Why Some Nations and Do and Others Don't

Sovereignty and Nation Building: Development Challenge in Indian Country Today