Past Events

Events

Attending an event is a great way to get involved with and learn more about Native Governance Center! We host a variety of events for different audiences throughout the year. Check out our events calendar below to learn more about and register for our upcoming events.

Sponsor an Event

Our event sponsorship program offers businesses, nonprofits, and individuals the chance to meet their goals and partner with an Indigenous-led, community-focused organization. Our program will help you:

  • Increase visibility among your target audiences and/or new audiences.
  • Gain a customized, unique opportunity to promote your brand.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to giving back to the community, especially to BIPOC-led organizations.
  • Reach your potential customers through a channel/platform they trust.

Want to learn more about sponsorship? Visit our sponsorships page.

Indigenous Representation Matters

For too long, many major institutions have excluded Indigenous people. Exclusion is harmful: it fuels invisibility, perpetuates negative stereotypes, and limits Indigenous communities' ability to thrive. Indigenous people are working to build visibility and power across all sectors. They're making their voices heard and pushing for Indigenous representation in leadership roles. Celebrate Native American Heritage […]

Native Fashion and Sovereignty

Join us for Native Fashion and Sovereignty to explore how authentic Native fashion contributes to Native narrative change. We'll share how you can support Native designers and artists, and we'll also examine how Native nations are using their sovereignty to protect Native designs while advancing economic development through fashion.

Event Resources

Partnering with Native Nations in a Good Way Guide

Are you interested in collaborating with Native nations but don't know where to start? Or, do you have an existing partnership and want to learn how to be a better relative?

Partnering with Native Nations in a Good Way Recording

Are you interested in collaborating with Native nations but don't know where to start? Or, do you have an existing partnership and want to learn how to be a better relative?

Minnesota Native American Essential Understandings for Educators

The idea of creating a Minnesota essential understandings document was recommended in Restoring Our Place,…