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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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Sovereignty and Outdoor Spaces Guide

All modern-day “public lands” are stolen Indigenous lands. Before you take your next outdoor adventure, educate yourself about the land you plan to visit and how to interact with the land respectfully.

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.

A Lesson on BQ (Blood Quantum) Podcast

Wayne Ducheneaux II and Sally Fineday speak with the Counter Stories team about blood quantum.

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: A Guide

Blood quantum is a complicated, controversial, and personal topic that has major implications for citizenship and belonging in Indian Country.

Blood Quantum and Sovereignty Event Recording

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