• Genomic Research Through an Indigenous Lens:
    Understanding the Expectations


    Authors include NNI's Andrew Martinez and Stephanie Carroll Rainie

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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

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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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    Shot on location at Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, Spring 2018.

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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

April 24, 2019
In February, the Brookings Institute hosted The Future of American Indian Gaming: The next 30 years. Organized by Randall Akee, a David Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institute and frequent Native Nations Institute (NNI) contributor, the event presented key findings...
April 24, 2019
Miriam Jorgensen, NNI Research Director and Alison Vivian, Senior Researcher, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research at University of Technology Sydney, have won an Australian Research Council (ARC) to continue their nation-building work in Australia...
April 24, 2019
On March 12-15, the Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN) convened its second meeting for scholars, educators, and practitioners to discuss current research and community capacity building. The Network seeks to build connections among Indigenous communities in the Arctic and…
April 24, 2019
University of Arizona student, Keoni Quinonez (Navajo Nation, Diné), has joined the Native Nations Institute team as the new Office Assistant. Quinonez is a sophomore majoring in Public Health and is interested in learning more about policy analysis...
April 24, 2019
Andrew Martinez (Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community), NNI Research Specialist, was selected for The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Voices for Science Program. This competitive application program creates and supports a network of highly...