News

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September 30, 2019
The Native Nations Institute is pleased to welcome Cheryl Ellenwood, M.A. (Nez Perce) and Lydia Jennings (Pascua Yaqui and Huichol) as Doctoral Scholars and Ibrahim Garba, M.A., J.D., LL.M. as a Postdoctoral Fellow...
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September 30, 2019
The Native Nations Institute (NNI) is honored to host Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Jason Mika, a descendant of the Ngāi Tūhoe, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Kahungunu tribes of Aotearoa New Zealand...
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September 30, 2019
In 2018 the University of North Carolina (UNC) created the Cumpston Fellows First-Generation Student Initiative to support first-generation college students explore their identity and concepts of borders and borderlands...
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August 23, 2019
Native Nation Institute (NNI) researchers Danielle Hiraldo (Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina), Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potowatomi), and Student Data Manager Kyra James (Navajo Nation, Diné) presented at The National Economic Association (NEA)...
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August 23, 2019
The International Law, United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous Data Sovereignty Workshop was held at the International Institute of the Sociology of Law, in Onati, Spain...
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August 23, 2019
The University of Arizona Indigenous Governance Program is pleased to announce that Karen R. Diver (Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) has been appointed Director, Business Development, Native American Initiatives...
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August 23, 2019
NNI hosted the seventeenth Native American Youth Entrepreneurship Camp (NAYEC), an Indigenous centered program that fills a critical gap in youth entrepreneurship education. The camp was held June 17 – 21, 2019 at the University of Arizona and facilitated...
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August 23, 2019
Look around, the world we know is changing; across the globe, communities are witnessing the signs, and we've seen them here, too. In 2017 a team of researchers from the University of Arizona and the University of Colorado formed a network to enhance discussion at the nexus of food, data...
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August 23, 2019
Staff from the Native Nations Institute (NNI) and U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (U.S. Institute) came together on July 24, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona for a joint professional development opportunity...
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June 11, 2019
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) held its 37th Annual Conference in Portland, OR on April 16, 2019. NAFOA assembled tribal leaders, policymakers, and financial professionals...