• Event is IN-PERSON and ONLINE: Sept 23rd at 12pm: REGISTER NOW!

  • Two January in Tucson Online Courses:

    Comparative Indigenous Governance (Sept. 9th-11th) & Making Change Happen (Nov. 18th-20th)

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  • NNI Turns Twenty This Year!

    Check out our 20 Year Anniversary Series featuring people who made NNI what it is today>

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

    - Stephen Cornell, Faculty Chair

  • "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

  • "[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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June 28, 2021
Organized jointly by CDC’s Public Health Ethics Unit and Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances, this year’s virtual lecture highlighted topics arising in the context of the agency’s relationship with Native communities,…
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June 28, 2021
Presenting on the process and early data stories from the "Impact of COVID-19 on Food Access in Indigenous Communities in the Arctic and U.S. Southwest: A Comparative Landscape Analysis" project...
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June 28, 2021
Congratulations to Daryan Singer who is the first graduate of the Master of Professional Studies in Indigenous Governance degree. Daryan Singer is of the Many Goats Clan, born for Red Running into Water People Clan. Her maternal clan is…
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June 28, 2021
Krystian Sisson (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) joins us as the new coordinator for the Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship Program. She oversees the internship program, provides support to the interns...
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April 28, 2021
During the We Still Remain: A Conference Toward the Promotion of Southeast Indigenous Research, Scholarship, and Collaboration (WSRC), discussions on data, research governance, health, and student support led to the idea to build a network…