Lindsay Riggs, M.A. (Diné)

Tribal Services Program Coordinator, Sr.

Phone: (520) 626-0664 or (520) 621-1876

Email: lriggs1(at)

Riggs is Senior Program Coordinator at the Native Nations Institute coordinating all service inquiries/requests for former, current, and emerging Indigenous leaders. Tribal Services include any educational sessions, presentations, Governance Analysis for Native Nations (GANN), and leadership orientations (provided for newly elected leaders, orienting them in Native nation building roles and responsibilities within the governmental structure). See NNI’s Tribal Services Page for more information.

Riggs received her M.A. and B.A. from the University of Arizona and has worked with Indigenous people her entire life. She has experience and training in facilitating educational sessions and strategic planning with participants from diverse backgrounds.

She is a citizen of the Navajo Nation, originally from Chinle and Canyon de Chelly, Arizona.