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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What is Native nation rebuilding?

The Native nation rebuilding framework helps Native nations thrive. In this video, we explain the framework and how to put it into action.

Wings with Wayne

Are you ready to turn up the heat? We’re excited to announce the launch of Wings with Wayne, the show where sovereignty gets spicy! In each episode, our executive director Wayne Ducheneaux II visits with an Indigenous changemaker from our region to explore what sovereignty means to them. And, true to the show’s title, they also enjoy some VERY hot wings.

Data Sovereignty Event Recording

In a post-Roe world, concerns about the erosion of healthcare privacy are on the rise. "Indigenous Data Sovereignty in a Post-Roe World" demonstrates how data sovereignty can be used as a way to increase Indigenous health outcomes and protect sensitive health information.

Sovereignty and Outdoor Spaces Event Recording

Native nations are using their sovereignty to reclaim and reimagine outdoor recreation and tourism. Watch this recording of our June 2022 event to learn about Indigenous-designed outdoor recreation efforts and how non-Indigenous folks can recreate responsibly.

Blood Quantum and Sovereignty Event Recording

What is blood quantum, and why is it controversial? Watch our event recording to learn more.

Beyond Land Acknowledgment Explainer Video

Try creating an action plan to go along with your land acknowledgment statement. Watch our video to learn how to create an action plan that’s specific, accurate, and impactful.