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.
How to Talk about Native Nations: A Guide
Using appropriate terminology to talk about Native nations shows respect for nations’ sovereignty. It also contributes toward Native narrative change. Because language is so important we decided to create an online guide.
Language Matters: How to Talk about Native Nations Explainer Video
Do you ever feel hesitant when searching for appropriate language to use to talk about…
Language Matters: How to Talk about Native Nations Event Recording
Should I say Native American, Indigenous, or American Indian? Is it ok to use the…
What is Native Narrative Change Explainer Video
Indigenous people are tackling invisibility and stereotypes through the Native narrative change movement. Based in…
Terminology Style Guide
This is a version of the style guide that Native Governance Center uses to guide our communications so we are respectful and consistent in talking about Native nations.
Why Do Treaties Matter Explainer Video
Why do treaties matter? Treaties are living documents that are still important for both Native…