Leadership Development


We provide leadership development training through our Native Nation Rebuilders program. In the near future, we’ll also offer other initiatives to the grassroots changemakers in our region.


Do you have questions about our programming? Reach out, we’d love to talk with you!

Jessica Glidden

Program Manager - Leadership Development jessica@nativegov.org

Isabella Griffin

Program Coordinator - Leadership Development isabella@nativegov.org

Join the Native nation rebuilding movement!

The Native Nation Rebuilders program is a two-year, cohort-based leadership training experience for Indigenous changemakers. The goal of ​the program is to strengthen Native leadership and equip changemakers with Indigenized tools and frameworks they can use to help rebuild their nations. Learn more about the Native Nation Rebuilders program.

Find a Rebuilder

Over 188 Indigenous changemakers from 12 cohorts have graduated from the Native Nation Rebuilders program. They are part of a nation rebuilding movement, using their skills and connections to strengthen governance in their communities. See who these changemakers are.

Josh Flute, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Cohort 7

“I have been using the core philosophies of nation rebuilding in my capacity as the CEO of Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Economic Development to strengthen the local economy.”

—Josh Flute, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Cohort 7