Resources

Native Governance Center creates accessible, introductory-level resources on a variety of topics related to sovereignty, governance, and nation rebuilding. We encourage you to browse, download, and share our resources with your networks! We regularly add new resources to this page, so don’t forget to check back in the future.

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Cultural Appropriation Video

Are you interested in appreciating Indigenous culture and avoiding cultural appropriation but feel unsure about where to start?

TikTok and Sovereignty Event Recording

In our September 27th, 2023 "TikTok and Sovereignty" event, you'll hear from several Indigenous content creators about their real-life experiences using the platform to educate and activate.

Wings with Wayne Season 2

We're back with a second season of Wings with Wayne, the show where sovereignty gets spicy!

MCN Nonprofit Mission Award for Anti-Racism Initiative

Native Governance Center is the recipient of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits' 2023 Mission Award for Anti-Racism Initiative.

Land Rush to Land Back Recording

In our virtual event, "Land Rush to Land Back," we examine allotment's history and modern-day implications for Native nations. We also highlight ongoing Indigenous resistance and the strategies Native nations are using to fight back.

What is Indigenous governance?

Here at Native Governance Center, we talk a lot about governance. For starters, it’s in our name. And, we center our work on helping Native nations strengthen their governance systems. Why, specifically, are we so focused on governance? And, why is strong governance important?