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Save the Date: 23rd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference
Save the date for the 23rd annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC), scheduled for October 25-28, 2021 at the We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort in Fort McDowell (Scottsdale), Arizona.
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About the NATIVE Act
The Native American Tourism & Improving Visitor Experience (NATIVE) Act serves to establish a more inclusive national travel and tourism strategy and has the potential to deliver significant benefits for Tribes.
Keeping Our Traditions Strong for a Brighter Future
Native American communities are working hard to ensure the next generation holds their culture in their hearts and in their hands. Tribal Elders are teaching the next generation the ways of their ancestors.

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Call for Graphic Designer–Annual Report

Call for Graphic Designer–Annual Report

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association is seeking a graphic designer to design an original, 8-page AIANTA Annual Report, which will showcase AIANTA’s successful programming for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

A Time for Recovery

A Time for Recovery

O me'a"kwa: A Time for Recovery(I'm going to travel over there, Northern Paiute)Ha muh (how are you?), I hope this newsletter finds you healthy, happy and eagerly planning for the future. I’m thrilled by a recent report from the CDC that nearly one third of the...

How to Leave No Trace When Visiting Indigenous Lands

How to Leave No Trace When Visiting Indigenous Lands

How to Leave No Trace When Visiting Indigenous LandsMonument Valley Tribal ParkPhoto Credit: National Park ServiceLocated in the Navajo Nation on the border of Arizona and Utah, Monument Valley Tribal Park, boasting sandstone masterpieces framed by the clouds, is one...

Artisans & Tourism

Artisans & Tourism

Artisans & TourismThere are many different motivations for travelers when choosing their next vacation destination. Some travel for food, some culture or landscape and some for art.  According to a study by Americans for the Arts, 35.3 million adults say that an...

Voices Along the Lewis & Clark Trail

Voices Along the Lewis & Clark Trail

Tuesday May 25, 2021; 10 a.m. MDT

More than 200 years ago, Captain Merriweather Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark set out on a three-year journey to map the western portion of the United States and to expand trade with Indian tribes along the route.

Indian Country Anticipates Increase in Tourism for 2021

Indian Country Anticipates Increase in Tourism for 2021

Indian Country Tourism Anticipates Tourism Increase for 2021Nearly 70% of respondents believe tourism to Indian Country will increase somewhat or greatly in the coming year, according to AIANTA’s State of Indian Country Tourism survey.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

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Education & Training

Technical assistance and training is the heartbeat of our work at AIANTA. We provide general and tailored technical assistance, training and education in a variety of ways.

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International Outreach

AIANTA plays a critical role in supporting the National Travel and Tourism Strategy to bring more visitors to the United States, especially in our participation at trade shows internationally and domestically, to promote tourism in Indian Country.

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Membership

Through AIANTA membership, tribes, the tourism industry and other partners form a dynamic network of shared experiences, resources and support.

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