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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 founding member and the organization's first President, delivered...
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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...
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October 24, 2018
​In mid-September, NNI Director of Research Miriam Jorgensen joined staff of the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (part of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation) and the Foraker Group (a nonprofit consulting organization that serves Alaska’s nonprofit...
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October 24, 2018
​It's that time of year again – the opening of Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship applications! The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019. This internship experience places emerging Indigenous...
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October 23, 2018
Data governance and nation rebuilding are integral to the success of the other. As tribes rebuild their governance institutions, they increase their capacity to govern their data, which in turn, facilitates stronger evidence-based decision...
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September 18, 2018
The 6th National Conference on Education for Indigenous Peoples in Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China, brought together representatives from 34 regional colleges interested in indigenous education. Native Nations Institute was the only international organization to present...
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September 17, 2018
On October 9th-11th, NNI will hold the second Project Youth ACT (Agents of Change within Tribes) workshop. Last year, 11 indigenous youth from the greater Tucson area participated in the event designed to support advocacy efforts of indigenous high school students. This year, Pascua Yaqui Tribe...