Supporting Indigenous Changemakers & Nations

How can we help you?

Native Governance Center is a Native-led nonprofit dedicated to assisting Native nations in strengthening their governance systems and capacity to exercise sovereignty.

We're hiring a Program Director!

This is a full-time position responsible for programming strategy and oversight, external consulting, and organizational leadership. We’re looking for folks with experience managing toward goals and objectives, supervising teams, and leading external groups through projects.

Does this sound like you or someone you know? We’re accepting applications through September 4.

Our Programs

Leadership Development

We provide leadership development training for Indigenous changemakers through our Native Nation Rebuilders program.

Tribal Governance Support

We engage elected Tribal leaders, administrators, and citizens in strengthening their Tribal governance systems.

Community Engagement

We bring mission-driven, accessible, educational content to the broader community.

Our Impact

In 2020, we expanded our impact through community engagement events, tribal governance assistance, and leadership development. Here’s a sample of what we accomplished:


People educated through community engagement events


Tribal citizens reached through facilitated election candidate forums


Changemakers received transformative leadership content as Native Nation Rebuilders

Upcoming Events

Data Sovereignty in a Post-Roe World

Concerns about the erosion of healthcare privacy are on the rise. Native nations and Native healthcare practitioners have long advocated for strengthening data sovereignty as a way to increase Indigenous health outcomes and protect sensitive health information. Join us virtually to hear from three Indigenous leaders from the healthcare field about what data sovereignty means to them and why it’s important.

Latest News

Go to Our 2021 Impact Report

Our 2021 Impact Report

We’re excited to announce the release of our 2021 Impact Report. In 2021, we came together as a team to redesign our values. We’re… Read More

Go to Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: Bad facts make bad law

Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: Bad facts make bad law

If you’ve read the news lately, you’ve likely seen mention of the Supreme Court of the United States’ rulings on several high-profile cases. Read More

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