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December 18, 2018
Native Nations Institute Associate Director Stephanie Carroll Rainie (Ahtna Athabascan) attended International Data Week International Data Week (IDW) in Gaborone, Botswana. Rainie, a Co-Chair for the Research Data Alliance's...
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December 17, 2018
Native Nations Institute (NNI) presented work at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Dec 10-14, 2018 in Washington DC. This is the second year that NNI has been invited to engage with AGU. This year’s meeting focused on ethics, diversity, and inclusion...
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December 17, 2018
​On November 16, Native Nations Institute (NNI) facilitated an introductory Youth Entrepreneur workshop for 14 students from Baboquivari High School on the Tohono O'odham (TO) Nation Reservation. The fundamentals of business basics, successful business practices in Indian Country...
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December 17, 2018
Each week during January in Tucson 2019, the Indigenous Governance Program will host a distinguished American Indian women leader to share insights from her experiences working in Native governance. Invited speakers will deliver a noon-hour lecture, and will be invited to discuss their leadership roles...
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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...