• Learn about Indigenous governance!

  • Register for January in Tucson by 12.01.18

    14 COURSES ON INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE, LAW & POLICY

  • TWO NEW VLOGS JUST PUBLISHED:

    Stephanie Carroll Rainie at NAISA for Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Mary Beth Jäger on the Indigenous Foods and Knowledges Network

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  • “January in Tucson [an NNI education program] participants should expect to be mesmerized, amazed, and motivated to take action.”

    “January in Tucson [an NNI education program] participants should expect to be mesmerized, amazed, and motivated to take action.”

    -Desirie Wilson, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation

  • NEW TRIBAL SERVICES VIDEO:

    Shot on location at Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, Spring 2018.

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  • "Where are the models? What are other nations doing out there? We need to know if it's working and how we can use it."

    - Joan Timeche, Executive Director

  • "Our [NNI] job is to provide people with the things they need to make positive change in Indian country."

    - Stephen Cornell, Faculty Chair

  • "[NNI education programs] gives me insight in different ways of how to govern… with one goal in mind and that is to protect our land, protect our culture, and most of all, most importantly, protect our people."

    - Rosa J. Long, Cocopah Tribal Councilwoman, Cocopah Indian Tribe

Latest NNI News

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October 25, 2018
The Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN) connects leaders, community practitioners, and scholars from the United States Southwest and the Arctic who are focused on research and creating community capacity...
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October 24, 2018
​In mid-September, NNI Director of Research Miriam Jorgensen joined staff of the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (part of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation) and the Foraker Group (a nonprofit consulting organization that serves Alaska’s…
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October 24, 2018
​It's that time of year again – the opening of Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship applications! The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019. This internship experience places emerging Indigenous...
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October 23, 2018
Data governance and nation rebuilding are integral to the success of the other. As tribes rebuild their governance institutions, they increase their capacity to govern their data, which in turn, facilitates stronger evidence-based decision...
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September 18, 2018
The 6th National Conference on Education for Indigenous Peoples in Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China, brought together representatives from 34 regional colleges interested in indigenous education. Native Nations Institute was the only international organization to present...