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December 19, 2019
​Native Nations Institute (NNI) welcomes Eugenia P. Tashquinth (Tohono O’odham and Akimel O’odham), as the new Administrative Assistant. Tashquinth comes to NNI from the Tohono O’odham Nation’s Tribal Gaming Office and has worked for the Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources...
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December 19, 2019
The Native Nations Rebuilders Program (Rebuilders) is an opportunity for emerging and established leaders to further build networks and grow their knowledge base to more effectively lead in their communities. The program, administered by the Native Governance Center...
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December 19, 2019
The third convening of Common Roots, Common Futures, hosted by the Maori and Indigenous Governance Centre, University of Waikato in Aotearoa November 10th-15th, 2019 connected academics and practitioners from Indigenous communities in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand...
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November 26, 2019
NNI staff attended the National Congress of American Indians’ 76th Annual Convention & Marketplace, Sovereignty in Action during the week of October 20th in Albuquerque, NM. Executive Director Joan Timeche (Hopi), Director of Business Development...
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November 26, 2019
Tsleil-Waututh Nation hosted the semi-annual International Advisory Council (IAC) on their homelands in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Chief Leah George and fellow citizens of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation welcomed the IAC with a prayer and song...
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November 26, 2019
As the new year approaches, the Native Nations Institute (NNI) is rapidly gearing up for January in Tucson (JIT) 2020. JIT is an intensive education session hosted by NNI’s Indigenous Governance Program (IGP) in partnership with...
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November 26, 2019
​Native nations are an integral part of today’s society, whether it be through everyday interactions or the names of places and landmarks.That cannot be more true for Tucson and the University of Arizona (UArizona)...
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November 26, 2019
The TenWest Impact Festival was a week-long conference, October 11-20,2019, that included many local perspectives that showcase and solve economic, social, cultural, and environmental challenges facing our communities...
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September 30, 2019
Native Nations Institute and the Crow Canyon Archeological Center (CCAC) co-hosted the Building Native Nations: Native American Heritage and Governance Conference on August 6 - 8, 2019...
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September 30, 2019
In the wake of the #noDAPL movement and of the 2018 U.S. election, in which Native politics played a prominent role, Indigenous people, Native nations, and tribal governments should be more visible than ever in political science...