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December 2, 2020
On November 9, NNI Research Director Miriam Jorgensen joined James Colombe (Lakota and Nez Perce descent) from the Center for Indian Country Development and Krystal Langholz from the Oweesta Corporation on the panel “Indian Country Homeownership”...
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December 2, 2020
Since 1962, the Arizona Town Hall has brought together communities across the state to resolve complex policy issues through intentional problem solving and engaged dialog. It is the oldest and largest event in the state, focusing on public-private collaboration...
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December 2, 2020
Registration for January in Tucson) 2021 is currently underway! The Native Nations Institute’s Indigenous Governance Program (IGP) will host its annual flagship event throughout the month of January 2021. Two new courses addressing Indigenous leadership and problem gambling...
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December 2, 2020
2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges to our safety, well-being, and governance. It has also resulted in increased opportunities for Native nations/communities to partner with external entities...
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September 30, 2020
NNI’s youth programs both launched and continued several initiatives aimed at engaging youth across the country and strengthening their knowledge about Native nation building and entrepreneurship...
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September 29, 2020
At the invitation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6, the Native Nations Institute is making sure that tribal governments and communities are represented in FEMA’s coronavirus-focused...
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September 29, 2020
The NNI digital resources team spread its wings this summer with the development of NNI’s first podcast series. In each 30-minute episode, Indigenous high school and college students...
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September 29, 2020
New grants for NNI research from the National Science Foundation, National Institute for Environmental Health, Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, Canadian Institutes for Health, Social Sciences...
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September 24, 2020
We are deeply saddened by the passing this month of Hunkpapa Lakota warrior, leader, and educator David M. Gipp. A citizen of th​e Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Dave was a national leader in Indian education and in the ongoing fight...
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July 22, 2020
Established in 2018, the Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network (IFKN), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Research Coordination Network, has created connections...