Native Village Opportunities
April 2016

“If you define intelligence as the capacity to solve problems, plants have a lot to teach us.” 
Stefano Mancuso, Pioneer in the Field of Plant Neurobiology 

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Mobile Medical Clinic Schedule
Check website for specific services and locations:
Scott County:
July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 18,  Nov. 22, Dec. 27
Minneapolis/St. Paul:
April 27, May 7, May 11, June 8, August 10-11, August 17, August 24-25, Sept 7, November 16, Dec 8.
Northern Minnesota:
April 11-15, May 16-20, May 31-June 4, June 14-16, July 11-15, August 1-5, Sept. 12-16, Sept. 19-23, October 3-7, Oct. 24-28
Free medical, dental and vision clinic services
Tribal College Journal Student Writing, Art, and Film Contest
Cover Art Contest

Deadline:  April 15, 2016
Film Contest Deadline:  April 15, 2016
Seeking exceptional creative writing, art, and photography by tribal college students for its student writing and art

Native Education Forum
Application Deadline: April 15, 2016
Event Date: June 7-11, 2016
Colorado State University
A five day summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors.

GAWL Foundation Grants
Deadline: April 15, 2016
For nonprofit organizations that provide legal services for disadvantaged women and girls.

Green Festival
April 15-17, 2016
New York City, NY
America's longest running green festival and event.

The INAIAC Summer School Scholarships
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Five $1,000 scholarships for Indiana residents attending an in-state school who are members of the Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana, Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian/a federally recognized tribe,
call (317) 917-8000 or email

Geosciences Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Assists Native undergraduate, MS and PhD students in financing geosciences field work and research for summer 2016.

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Helps minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry.

2016 Global Youth Service Day
Event Date: April 15-17, 2016
The largest coalition in the country of organizations mobilizing youth to serve their communities.

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016
November 11-13, 2016
University Poznan´, Poland
For aboriginal and non-aboriginal scholars, artists and activists to exchange views, ideas and scholarship findings related to aboriginal peoples of North America.
Millennial Transit Project
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Leads train journeys for diverse groups of youth to explore America's new frontiers

Generation Indigenous Phoenix
 April 16, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

NCGLNAC 2016 Academic Conference
April 16, 2016
Portland, IN
Outstanding educators and tribal representatives have been invited to present their most recent research and findings on Great Lakes Native American culture
Restoring the Balance: A Tribal Food Sovereignty Gathering!
April 18-19, 2016
Klamath, CA
A tribal food sovereignty gathering of sharing, planning and action!


"Walking with Our Hearts, Emerging Bravely: Revealing & Healing Child & Youth Survivors of Domestic Violence and Teen Dating Violence"
April 19-21, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
Building a foundation for providing outreach, education, and systems changes.

RWJF Research Scholars Program
Deadline: April 19, 2016
For full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in health policy research..

Journey to the Dreaming: An Overview of Australian Aboriginal Culture, Knowledge and History
April 19. 2016
Purdue University, Indiana
A journey across the last 60,000  and despite the catastrophic impact of 1788, Australia's Aboriginals  are Dreaming still.  

Protect Medicine Lake RALLY and Court Hearing
April 19th, 2016
Sacramento, CA

USA Football Equipment Grants
Deadline: April 20, 2016
For youth football programs to purchase equipment and automated external defibrillators, as well as for field-building efforts.

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
Deadline: April 20, 2016
For students, grades 5-8, create a brief video sharing the science behind a new innovation or solution that could solve or impact an everyday problem.

Montana Indian Education Conference
April 21-24,
Great Falls, MT

2016 Native Broadcaster's Summit
April 21-22, 2016
Chandler, AZ
Broadcast personnel focus on the importance of Natives' role as frontline first responders who often provide the first communication regarding emergencies across Indian Country

 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit
April 21-24, 2016
Hopkins, MI
Brings together leaders in Native American agriculture, sustainability, cuisine and traditional knowledge.

imagineNATIVE Film + Video Tour
April 21-24, Parry Sound, ON
May 4 - 6 - Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
Additional dates TBA
Brings a selection of Indigenous-made film and video works to communities throughout Canada!

Possessed: The Material Culture of Ownership
April 22-23, 2016
University of Delaware, Newark
Free and Open to the public


The Northern Indigenous Games
April 22-24, 2016
Bemidji State University, MN
Open to the general public


April 22, 2016
Building the world's largest environmental movement.

My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon
April 22-24, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
A pop up school for Native Youth, ages 10-19, to build apps in teams of peers, professional coders, designers, and others

Summer Intern Positions within the National Indian Gaming Commission
Deadline: April 22, 2016
Event Date: Summer 2016
Open only to students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree or higher degree program.

Texas Oral History Association Conference
April 23, 2016
Baylor University. TX
Demonstrate creative applications of oral history methodology to research topics related to Texas history and culture

Miami Plant Uses
April 23, 2016
West Lafayette, IN
Learn something about the plants around you that has been passed down for generations within the Miami culture

Sweetgrass Basket Workshop
April 24, 2016
West Lafayette, IN
about traditional baskets, stories about baskets and see some examples of different baskets

Midwest Convening on Racial Equity
April 25, 2016
University of Ill, Chicago

Isleta  Pueblo Native Youth Empowerment Symposium
April 26, 2016
Albuquerque, NM area
For Native students, tribal leaders, teachers to learn more about financial literacy.

Generation Indigenous Albuquerque
April 28, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.
Gathering of Nations PowWow
April 28-30, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
North America's biggest powwow
Deadline: April 29, 2016
 $17,400,000 available for grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready

Protect the Sacred: San Francisco
April 29 - 30 2016
Oakland, CA

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Grants
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Select Locations
For innovative youth-serving organizations helping underprivileged youth (0-25 years old) reach their full potential.

Charlton Oral History Grant
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Baylor University, TX
Supports individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research to conduct oral history interviews

The Young Native Writers Essay Contest
Deadline: April 30, 2016
For Native American students in grades 5-12, the prompt is: "Native Youth Initiatives"

American Bus Association (ABA) Diversity Scholarship
April 30, 2016
For first year college students whose studies are relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry

United South and Eastern Tribes Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 30, 2016
For undergraduate students who are enrolled members of one of the 26 USET Member Tribes.

Earth and Sky Photo Contest
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Open for submission by any photography enthusiasts of any age from around the world.


American Indian Summer Institute in Earth System Science
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Event Date: July 10-21, 2016
University of California, Irvine
A free two-week residential summer program for Native high school students currently in grades 8-11

Arizona Native Youth Summit
April 30, 2016
Scottsdale, AZ
Theme: Sprouting Roots for the Future

National Youth Leadership Training
Deadline: May 1, 2016
July 10 – 15, 2016
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Advancing education equity through service-learning

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund
Deadline: May 1, 2016
For AI/AN incoming freshman and undergraduate students

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Deadline: May 1. 2016
For AI/AN students pursuing a career and degree in several fields
Elk River Writers Workshop Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Paradise Valley, MT
A scholarship is available for a Native American writer. This workshop features celebrated writer Linda Hogan of the Chickasaw Nation.

The First Nations Film and Video Festival
Event Date: May 1 - 10, 2016
Chicago, IL and area
Also offers an Educational Component for the classroom and event programming, including a presentation on Native Americans in media and screening of short films

Dare to Dream and Let Me Play Grants
Deadline: May 1, 2016
For girls, ages 10-18 to fund experiences that enable them to reach their goal sand recognize their abilities

Urban Rez
Ends: May 1, 2016
Los Angeles, CA
 A story of urban Indians in L.A. that examines the hunger that persists when culture, language, land and identity are denied.

Mountaineers Mountain Conservation Projects
Deadline: May 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016
Pacific Northwest
For projects promoting the study of the mountains, forests, and streams and preserving the region's natural beauty and ecological integrity

2016 Youth Opportunity Fund
Deadline: May 2, 2016
 Supports city-specific initiatives focused on youth unemployment and preparing low-income youth for today's workforce.

Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native American Health
May 2-4, 2016
Minneapolis, MN
Brings together Native leaders,  youth advocates, and philanthropic organizations to develop solutions to address the health crisis in Indian Country.

NEEF Capacity Building Program Grants
Deadline: May 2, 2016
For public land organizations or friends groups to help build their capacity to support, promote, and maintain public lands.

AISES Scholarships
Deadline: May 2, 2016
For undergrad/graduate Native American college students studying the engineering and science fields.
William T Grant  Research to Understand Inequality Funds
Deadline: May 2, 2016
Supports research focused on ways to reduce disparities in academic, behavioral, social, and economic outcomes for youth.

Tribal Leadership & Trial Advocacy Skills Training
May 3-5, 2016
Hankinson, ND
A hands on training for tribal courts, prosecutors, public defenders and tribal leadership to better understand how VAWA can be implemented in Indian Country

Northeast Regional Peacemaking Training
May 3-4, 2016
Niagara Falls, NY
A traditional, community-based method that allows people to resolve disputes
International Traditional Games Society Instructor Certification Clinic
May 4-6, 2016
Billings, MT area
Helping to recover and restore traditional games, learning their cultural significance, and making handcrafted game pieces for each game

NICWA Annual Conference Call For Artists
Deadline: May 4, 2016
For AI/AN to showcase their talents in support of the  2017 Protecting Our Children Conference in San Diego, California.

For and Against Models of Official Multiculturalism and Multilingualism
May 5-7, 2016
Montreal, Quebec

William T. Grant Foundation's Distinguished Fellows Program
Deadline: May 5, 2016
Funds studies that increase the understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes

The MAIBA CLE 2016 Indian Law Conference
May 6, 2016
Prior Lake, MN
Guest speakers include Senator Al Franken ,U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The 2016 AMERIND Risk | NAIHC Annual Convention &Tradeshow
May 8-11, 2016
Honolulu, Hawaii
AMERIND Risk is the only 100% Tribally owned insurance solutions provider in Indian Country.

Digital Native American Studies Workshop #1
Deadline: May 10, 2016
Event Date June 29- July 1, 2016
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Educates participants on issues of digital humanities research and methodology in the context of Native American Studies

Sliver of a Full Moon
May 10, 2016
Stanford University, California
The story of a movement to restore safety and access to justice to indigenous women in the U.S.

Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Deadline: May 13, 2016
Event Date: May 24-25, 2016
Albuquerque NM
Share, learn and network with each other in advancing the health and wellness of Native American children.

SACNAS Travel Scholarships & Research Presentations
Deadline: May 13, 2016
Event Date: October 13 - 15 , 2016
Long Beach, CA

2016 Oklahoma Cherokee Day Camps
Deadline for camps at Dwight Mission, Claremore and Nowata: May 13
Event Date: May 31-June 1, 2016
Deadline for camps at Sequoyah, Grove and Kansas school: May 27, 2016
Event Date: June 13-17 , 2016

Includes classes in arts and STEM students of Cherokee descent entering grades 1-7

Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
Deadline: May 13, 2016
For Natives pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine or technology

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Graduating Student Exhibition
Ends: May 14, 2016
Santa Fe, NM
Showcasing a diversity of styles that combine traditional skill with contemporary vision.

AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students
Deadline: May 15, 2016
The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms.

The American Indian Education Fund Grants
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Challenge grants, Emergency Funds, Tools for the Trade, and Transitional Camps
Generation Indigenous Seattle
 May 14, 2016
Seattle, Washington
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

Aids Walk
May 15, 2016
Held by the American Indian Community House

Red Rover Sheltering Animals and Families Together
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Helps victims of domestic violence and their animal companions stay together during times of crisis
NARF Alaska Fellow
Deadline: May 20, 2016
Event Date: July 2016 or February 2017
Applicants must have a law degree, a license to practice law in Alaska, and experience working with AI/AN tribes

May  20-22, 2016
Mashantucket, Conn
More than 80 indigenous artists and performers from the U.S. and Canada will showcase and sell their contemporary and traditional art.

Together We Are Stronger
May 22, 2016
Indigenous women's movemts to end violence against AI/AN and Aboriginal women

NB3 Community Partners Conference
May 24-25, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
Celebrate the incredible work of NB3 (grantees and their communities in advancing the health and wellness of Native American children

NAPT 2016 Philanthropy Institute
May 25-27, 2016
San Diego, CA.
This year's conference theme is "Raising Impact with Native Voices."

DTA Foundation Oral Health Grants Program
Deadline: May 25,2016
 For innovative projects designed to improve oral health care for underserved Americans

2016 Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling
Deadline: May 26, 2016
Supports storytelling projects that are service-oriented, based in a community or organization, and are replicable in other places and situations.

Generation Indigenous Anchorage
May 26, 2016
Anchorage, Alaska
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

Second International Conference on Food History and Cultures
May 26 - 27, 2016
Tours, France
Organized by the Food Studies team at the François-Rabelais University and the UNESCO Chair - Safeguarding and Promotion of Cultural Food Heritages.
Model Indian Juvenile Code
Comment Deadline: May 27. 2016
Intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or  revising their juvenile codes

Ford Motor Company Tribal Scholars Program
Deadline:  May 31, 2016
for Native American students attending tribal colleges and mainstream universities

NCORE National Conference
May 31-June 4, 2016
San Francisco, CA
The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education addresses the intersection of today's urgent issues.
 California Wildlands Grassroots Fund
Deadline: June 1, 2016
 Supports events or community-based programs designed to celebrate the National Parks centennial.

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships
Deadline: June 1, 2016
A list of scholarships available to undergraduate and AI/AN students from federally recognized tribes and non recognized tribe

Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management Grants 
Deadline:  June 1, 2016
Supports research projects related to sustainable solid waste management practices.
IEN WMAN Mini Grant
Annual Deadline: June 1, October 1, and February 1
Supports efforts of mining-impacted indigenous communities to assure that mining projects do not adversely affect human, cultural, and the ecological health of communities.

AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors
Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2016
Recognizes 50 tribal elders from federally-recognized Oklahoma tribes and nations for their contributions to their tribal nation, community, family, state or nation

Event Date: June-July, 2016
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Brings together researchers, students, and community members to develop and refine their skills in language documentation and revitalization.
World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
June 1-3, 2016
Rotorua, New Zealand
Provides positive learning that transforms indigenous communities through cultural recognition and practices.

Flintco Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2016
An undergraduate level scholarship for AI/AN college sophomore, junior or seniors in the fields of construction, engineering, safety areas.

Oral History Workshop
June 5-12, 2016
Chicago, ILL
The Business of Indian Agriculture/Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool Training
June 7-9, 2016
Green Bay, WI

June 14-16, 20216
Denver, CO
International Traditional Games Society Instructor Certification Clinic
June 7-9, 2016
Billings, MT area
 Helping to recover and restore traditional games, learning their cultural significance, and making handcrafted game pieces for each game
2016 Vision Maker Media filmmaker training
June 8-9, 2016
Oakland, CA
Empowers and engages Native People to tell stories

Midwest Peacemaking Conference
June 8-19, 2016
Manistee, MI

State and Tribal ICWA Implementation Partnership Grants
Deadline: June 13, 2016
Supports the creation of effective practice model partnerships between courts, tribes, welfare agencies and others.

WEPAN 2016 Change Leader Forum
June 14-16, 2016
Broomfield, CO
The Women in Engineering ProActive Network features inclusion and diversity change leaders who will share, learn and network with fellow change leaders
Native Youth Employment Training
June 14-August 18, 2016
Twice weekly meetings that are free for Native youth, ages 15-25

Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
Deadline: June 15, 2016
For Native Students planning to  work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service.


Cherokee Nation Scholarships 
Deadline: June 15, 2016
For  Cherokee Nation Tribal Citizens pursuing degrees at a colleges or university accredited with Carnegie units.
Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development Grants
Deadline: June 16, 2016
For community programs that promote Native youth resiliency and foster traditional and culturally protective factors

We R Native Youth Ambassador
Application Deadline: June 17, 2016
Empowers Native youth, ages 15-24, to take an active role in their own health and well-being.

Native American Museum Studies Institute
June 21-24, 2016
University of California, Berkeley
Helps tribal community members conserve and revitalize cultural heritage, foster tribal representations/partnerships and educate others through museum development and exhibits.
Walking Beyond Our Ancestors’ Footsteps: An Urban Native American Experience
Ends: June 19, 2016 
Grand Rapids, MI
Contains historic documents and objects made by local American Indians during the past several decades.

Idyllwild Summer Arts Program Scholarships
June 19-August 14, 2016
Idyllwild, Cal.
Specific scholarships for native youth (ages 9-18) and for adults who are teachers/leaders in Native communities

Oral History Intensive with Social Justice Leadership Academy
June 24-July 5, 2016
Hudson, NY

Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow
June 25 - June 26 , 2016
Dayton, OH

NABI Basketball Tournament
June 26-July 2, 2016
Phoenix AZ
64 girls teams and 64 boys teams compete for the title.
NCAI Mid Year Conference and Marketplace
June 27-30, 2016
Spokane WA

2016 MHA Summer Institute 
June 27-July 08, 2016
New Town, ND
An exciting opportunity to improve your fluency and ability to use MHA languages.

Native Seeds for Health Grants
Deadline: June 30, 2016
For projects that focus on strengthening Native food systems and improving the health and nutrition of Native people and communities.

Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship
June 30. 2016
For undergraduate and law school minority students or those committed to diversity issues.
Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program 
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students.

 Paul P. Fidler Research grant program
July 1, 2016
For improving the experiences of college students transitioning into and through higher education.

National Youth Leadership Training
July 10 – 15, 2016
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
For youth to experience adventure, self-discovery, cultural exchange, leadership-building, and service
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants
Mexican Deadline: July 1, 2016
U.S. Deadline: July 14, 2016
Canadian Deadline: August 5, 2016
Matching grants for carrying out projects related to the long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats

2016 Cherokee Residential Camp
July 1, 2016
Event Date: July 19-24, 2016
Welling, OK
Includes cultural activities and classes in heart and Science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cherokee tribal citizens entering grades 8-12,

Inter-Tribal Youth Climate Leadership Congress
July 5-12, 2016
Shepherdstown, WV
across the country will tackle climate change and related environmental issues impacting Native peoples.

SFA Summer Oral History Workshop Grants
Event Date: July 11-15. 2016
Atlanta, GA
Open to undergraduate and graduate students, and those currently working in oral history or documentary fieldwork.

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication
July 13-29, 2016
Portland, Oregon

First People's Fund Community Spirit Awards
Nomination Deadline: July 15, 2016
For established Native artists committed  to sustaining the cultural values of Native people.

American Indian Law Journal
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2016
Accepts articles and abstracts for consideration from students, practitioners, and law school faculty members

National Storytelling Conference
July 21-24, 2016
Kansas City, MO
Dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling – as a performing art, a process of cultural transformation, and more.
Jacqueline West Fashion Costume Design Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Open to all Native youth who are eligible to enter college in the fall of 2016
Lloyd Kiva New: Art, Design, and Influence Exhibition
Ends July 31, 2016
Santa Fe, NM
Celebrates the work of Cherokee artist and educator Lloyd Henri "Kiva" New (1916 - 2002).

Fulbright Scholar Program Research Chairs in First Nations Studies.
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Event Date: 2017-2018 academic year
University of Alberta and Vancouver Island University in Canada
Conduct research, guest lecture, generate new knowledge, network, and more

Digital Native American Studies Workshop #2
Deadline for Workshop #2: TBA
Event Date Fall 2016
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Educates participants on issues of digital humanities research and methodology in the context of Native American Studies

AAIPAnnual Meeting and National Health Conference
August 11-14, 2016
Oakland, CA
Indian Health 360: The Spectrum of Care

The Business of Indian Agriculture/Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool Training
August 16-18,, 20216
Tulsa, OK

Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium Scholarship
Event Date: August 16-19, 2016
Glendale, CA
a four-day intensive business program for diverse undergraduate students

Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist
Ends: September 18, 2016
NMAI, Washington DC
This major retrospective of the Cherokee artist Kay WalkingStick, includes 75 of her most notable works

First Peoples Fund’s Cultural Capital Program
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Provides tradition bearers of tribal communities the opportunity to further their important cultural work

First Peoples Fund’s Artist in Business Leadership Program
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Cultivate Native entrepreneurial artists to a small business level
SAIGE Member Scholarships
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Supports AI/AN government employees and students for professional development, annual training, or continuing education.

Xerox Minority Scholarships
Deadline: September 30, 2016
For minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.

Mountaineers Mountain Conservation Projects
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Pacific Northwest
For projects promoting the study of the mountains, forests, and streams and preserving the region's natural beauty and ecological integrity
Celebrating the American Indian Sports Legacy
October 7-9, 2016
Carlisle, PA
Seeking presentations that explore the past, present and/or future of American Indians in sports.

Silicon Valley Donors Circle for Visual, Media, Literary Arts
Deadline: October 8, 2016
For individual artists and organizations to expand art opportunities for underserved populations in the Silicon Valley

NCAI Annual Conference and Marketplace
October 9-14, 2016
Phoenix AZ

Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration
October 9-10, 2016
Randall's Island, NYC

SACNAS National Diversity in STEM  Conference
Event Date: October 13 - 15 , 2016
Long Beach, CA
Nationally recognized speakers, 350+ exhibitors, field trips, and more!w

Wild Ones Native Plant Education Projects
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Supports  projects aimed at nurturing an appreciation for nature among high school student
47th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference 
October 18-21, 2016
Palm Springs, CA
2016 World Indigenous Law Conference
October 19-22, 2016
Irvine, Cal.
A gathering Indigenous lawyers, practitioners, academics and those interested in furthering their understanding of issues facing Indigenous Peoples.
International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Conference
Oct 25-27, 2016
Lima Peru
Supporting the Role of Indigenous Peoples in Bio-Cultural Diversity, Human Rights and Sustainable Economic Models.
Tarzan Brown Mystic River Run
November 6, 2016
Mystic, CT
This annual race honors Tarzan Brown, a Naragansett Indian who twice won the Boston Marathon

Ethnohistories of Native Space
November 9-12, 2016
Nashville, Tennessee

Unbound: Narrative Art of the Plains
Ends December 4, 2016
 features historic masterworks from the museum's collections by fourteen artists—
A New Century: The Life and Legacy of Cherokee Artist and Educator Lloyd "Kiva" New
Ends: December 30, 2016
Santa Fe, NM
Draws on three major themes of Kiva's legacy, each tied to his  concepts in Native art and culturally-based education.

American Indian Law Journal
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017
Accepts articles and abstracts for consideration from students, practitioners, and law school faculty members


Digital Native American Studies Workshop #3
Deadline: TBA
Event Date: Spring 2017
IUPU Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Educates participants on issues of digital humanities research and methodology in the context of Native American Studies
Indigenous News Network Call for Submissions
Feature digital journalism produced by Native American college students from across the country.


Nation To nation: Treaties Between The U.S. and American Indian Nations
Ends: Spring, 2020
NMAI, Washington, DC

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