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June 5, 2020
The Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and the Native Nations Institute (NNI) stand in solidarity with those seeking justice for George Floyd, Dion Johnson, Dalvin Hollins, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and every Black person’s life...
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May 26, 2020
Over the last three weeks Miriam Jorgensen, NNI’s director of research, and three other scholars affiliated with NNI and its sister program, the Harvard Project on American Indian...
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May 7, 2020
The Native Nations Institute believes that young people are critical contributors who carry the capacity and courage to effect lasting and positive change for their communities. An important element in their success...
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May 7, 2020
On April 16 and 17, the National Science Foundation hosted Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) meeting through a virtual venue. The goals for the meeting were to: accelerate the rate...
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May 6, 2020
Native Nations Institute (NNI) welcomes Elijah Bia (Navajo Nation) to the family. Elijah is a freshman at the University of Arizona studying Journalism with a focus on digital applications.
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May 6, 2020
The Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation and the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy at the University of Arizona (NNI) are pleased to announce the selection of the 2020 Native American Congressional Interns. The program’s newest...
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March 25, 2020
As partners of Indian Country, we understand the difficult challenge facing all Native nations and Indigenous peoples across the world. We are also mindful that as the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic...
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March 24, 2020
On February 28, 2020, NNI Research Director Miriam Jorgensen presented a paper titled “Indigenous Nations in Post-Racial America: Rethinking Social Inclusion” as part of a panel organized by the National Economic Association and the Union for Radical Political Economics...
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March 24, 2020
Collaborations across Indian Country are vital to the success of any organization, and the Native Nations Institute (NNI) knows this first-hand. The Minnesota-based Native Governance...
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March 24, 2020
On March 1-5, Native Nations Institute (NNI) staff attended the Reservation Economic Summit (RES 2020), hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. On the third day of the event, Executive Director...