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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Indigenous Wealth Guide

Indigenous wealth is about decolonizing and revitalizing what it means to be healthy and live in abundance. Read our guide to learn more.

Understand Native Minnesota Podcast

The importance of Indigenous representation In this Understand Native Minnesota podcast episode from May…

Principles of Native Nation Rebuilding

Native nation rebuilding is about using Indigenous knowledge and values to solve modern-day problems in a way that makes sense to the nation.

Beyond Land Acknowledgment: A Guide

It’s easy for land acknowledgments to become another form of optical allyship. They can lack a call to action and next steps and are just empty words. Native Governance Center held an event on moving beyond land acknowledgment on in 2021 and developed this guide to help you move beyond written land acknowledgment into action.

Indigenous Financial Management

Informed leadership and strong financial management practices are crucial components for effective self-governance. This resource can help elected Tribal leaders adopt financial management best practices rooted in nation rebuilding principles.

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.