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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...
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March 24, 2020
Amid the risk of contracting COVID-19, and with the guidance of the University of Arizona, the Native Nations Institute has taken precautions to reduce the impact and spread of infection and will work remotely for the foreseeable future...
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March 23, 2020
The six recipients of the Graduate Student Research and Travel Awards (Spring 2020) are working on innovative research...
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January 30, 2020
The Indigenous Governance Program, a joint program of the Native Nations Institute (NNI) and Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program (IPLP) at the James E. Rogers College of Law, is excited to announce its first-ever cohort...
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January 30, 2020
The Indigenous Governance Program (IGP) welcomed 118 participants from around the world to January in Tucson 2020 (JIT), capping off the largest JIT on record. JIT is three-week, intensive Indigenous governance education session offered through the...
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January 30, 2020
Native Nation Institute (NNI) Research Analyst, Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potawatomi) and Student Data Manager Kyra James (Navajo Nation, Dine’) presented at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico...
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January 29, 2020
The Native Nations Institute (NNI) is proud to announce the 2020 Graduate Student Research and Travel Awards. Six recipients are working on innovative research related to contemporary Indigenous issues that have practical policy implications and the potential to be useful to Indigenous leaders...