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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...
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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...