Stephanie Carroll Rainie at NAISA for Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Mary Beth Jäger on the Indigenous Foods and Knowledges Network

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    Shot on location at Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, Spring 2018.

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  • “January in Tucson [an NNI education program] participants should expect to be mesmerized, amazed, and motivated to take action.”

    “January in Tucson [an NNI education program] participants should expect to be mesmerized, amazed, and motivated to take action.”

    -Desirie Wilson, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation

  • "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

  • "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

Latest NNI News

March 29, 2018
Drs. Stephen Cornell and Miriam Jorgensen presented their paper, “What are the Limits on Social Inclusion? Organizing Indigenous Governance in Canada and the United States?” at the third annual Canada Colloquium presented by Fulbright Canada, the Center for the Study of Canada...
March 29, 2018
On March 6, 2018, NNI Executive Director Joan Timeche (Hopi) moderated the panel “Strategy for Comprehensive Economic Development: Process, Engaging Stakeholders, and Benefits” at the Reservation Economic Summit (RES)...
March 29, 2018
Reflecting on our record-setting JIT 2018, Tribal Professionals Cohort participant Bridget Valenzuela (Pascua Yaqui Tribe) stated, "I really think January in Tucson has provided a plethora of opportunities for professional development ...the caliber of people that have been…
March 28, 2018
On March 1-2, 2018, two NNI staff attended the inaugural meeting of The Indigenous Foods Knowledge Network, which was hosted by the Gila River Indian Community. The Network, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims to connect...
January 22, 2018
TUCSON, Arizona – January in Tucson (JIT), the annual intensive education session in Indigenous governance offered by the University of Arizona (UA) Indigenous Governance Program, kicked off last week by welcoming an international...