• "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

  • New Release: Video Coverage of the Alaska Tribal Government Symposium 2016

    New Release: Video Coverage of the Alaska Tribal Government Symposium 2016

    Hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Tribal Management Program and the Tanana Chiefs Conference

  • Publication Announcement: Data As A Strategic Resource

    Publication Announcement: Data As A Strategic Resource

    By our Associate Director: Stephanie Carroll Rainie, et al.

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

    - Stephen Cornell, Faculty Chair

  • "[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

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