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March 29, 2018
Drs. Stephen Cornell and Miriam Jorgensen presented their paper, “What are the Limits on Social Inclusion? Organizing Indigenous Governance in Canada and the United States?” at the third annual Canada Colloquium presented by Fulbright Canada, the Center for the Study of Canada...
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March 29, 2018
On March 6, 2018, NNI Executive Director Joan Timeche (Hopi) moderated the panel “Strategy for Comprehensive Economic Development: Process, Engaging Stakeholders, and Benefits” at the Reservation Economic Summit (RES)...
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March 29, 2018
Reflecting on our record-setting JIT 2018, Tribal Professionals Cohort participant Bridget Valenzuela (Pascua Yaqui Tribe) stated, "I really think January in Tucson has provided a plethora of opportunities for professional development ...the caliber of people that have been invited and that are participating...
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March 28, 2018
On March 1-2, 2018, two NNI staff attended the inaugural meeting of The Indigenous Foods Knowledge Network, which was hosted by the Gila River Indian Community. The Network, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims to connect...
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January 22, 2018
TUCSON, Arizona – January in Tucson (JIT), the annual intensive education session in Indigenous governance offered by the University of Arizona (UA) Indigenous Governance Program, kicked off last week by welcoming an international...
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December 20, 2017
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe invited the Native Nations Institute's (NNI) Tribal Services and our partners at the Native Governance Center (NGC) to facilitate a Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) Constitutional Convention...
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November 22, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded $499,006 over four years to the project “Networking Indigenous Arctic and U.S. Southwest Communities on Knowledge Co-Production in Data Sciences”, which will focus...
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November 16, 2017
"Turtle Talk is designed to allow tribal lawyers to have access to legal materials, primary source documents, without paying law firms or Westlaw/Lexis..."
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October 16, 2017
In recognition of their outstanding contributions to Native America, two long-time members of the Native Nations Institute International Advisory Council (IAC), David Gipp and Regis Pecos, received important honors in the fall of 2017.
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October 16, 2017
In a first-time collaboration, the Native Nations Institute’s Indigenous Governance Program and the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research have partnered to offer portions of NNI’s January in Tucson (JIT) Indigenous governance education curriculum at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).