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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...
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June 11, 2019
Native Nations Institute and its partner, the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP) at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, are excited to announce the newly offered Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Indigenous Governance...
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June 11, 2019
​The 7th Annual Rising Voices Workshop, themed Converging Voices: Building Relationships and Practices for Intercultural Science, took place on May 15-17 in Boulder, CO...
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June 11, 2019
Native Nations Institute welcomes Davida Delmar (Navajo) as the new Senior Program Coordinator for Tribal Services and Dominique David-Chavez (Arawak Taíno) as the newest Research Analyst...
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June 11, 2019
On April 27th, the San Xavier Allottees Association gathered for the 2nd Annual Defenders of the Land Conference. Event organizers invited Native Nations Institute (NNI) to facilitate an entrepreneurship workshop for Tohono O'odham...
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April 24, 2019
In February, the Brookings Institute hosted The Future of American Indian Gaming: The next 30 years. Organized by Randall Akee, a David Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institute and frequent Native Nations Institute (NNI) contributor, the event presented key findings...
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April 24, 2019
Miriam Jorgensen, NNI Research Director and Alison Vivian, Senior Researcher, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research at University of Technology Sydney, have won an Australian Research Council (ARC) to continue their nation-building work in Australia...
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April 24, 2019
On March 12-15, the Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN) convened its second meeting for scholars, educators, and practitioners to discuss current research and community capacity building. The Network seeks to build connections among Indigenous communities in the Arctic and the US...
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April 24, 2019
University of Arizona student, Keoni Quinonez (Navajo Nation, Diné), has joined the Native Nations Institute team as the new Office Assistant. Quinonez is a sophomore majoring in Public Health and is interested in learning more about policy analysis...