Mona Nozhackum (Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), Program Coordinator at Native Nations Institute presented with colleagues Executive Director Joan Timeche (Hopi) and Andrew Martinez (Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community), Research specialist for students interested in participating in upcoming NNI Youth Entrepreneur camps. This work connects to the mission of Native Nations Institute through building capacity for strengthening indigenous governance.
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NNI Research Analyst, Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potawatomi) recaps the first meeting of The Indigenous Foods and Knowledges Network (IFKN), funded by the National Science Foundation and hosted by the Gila River Indian Community. She discusses connections made by the 23 participants from the Arctic and southwest regions and upcoming plans for IFKN.
Stephanie Carroll Rainie (Ahtna Athabascan), NNI Associate Director and Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona's Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recaps the Indigenous Data Sovereignty: Global Progression session at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Tenth Annual Meeting May 17-19, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
The Tribal Education Services team at Native Nations Institute facilitated a 2-day educational and priority-setting session for thirty Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo staff and tribal council members. NNI Executive Director, Joan Timeche (Hopi) summarizes the work achieved during their visit.
Adriana Zuniga-Teran, postdoctoral research associate with the Udall Center and Senior Lecturer for the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, explores indicators for measuring the health of the Cienega Watershed in Arizona.
Andrea K. Gerlak, Associate Research Professor with the Udall Center and Associate Director in the School of Geography and Development, leads University of Arizona team in Africa on a review of the Global Framework for Climate Services