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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.

From the AIANTA Blog

The Comeback Trail

The Comeback Trail

“Before the pandemic, indigenous tourism in North America was an economic engine that helped tribes share and preserve cultures. Stakeholders say it’s more important than ever that tourism picks up where it left off.”

AIANTA Announces New Partnership with Leave No Trace

AIANTA Announces New Partnership with Leave No Trace

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics have announced a new partnership that will promote a consistent, nationwide message of sustainable tourism throughout indigenous communities across the United States.

Travel Industry Publications You Should Be Reading

Travel Industry Publications You Should Be Reading

For Native-American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian marketers looking to extend awareness of their tourism products through articles in the “press,” the best first step is to take stock of what’s out there. 

O me’a”kwa: A Season of New Beginnings

O me’a”kwa: A Season of New Beginnings

At AIANTA, we’ve been enjoying an eventful start of the spring season As always, our programming is intended to help our Native American, Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native communities and indigenous-owned businesses succeed when it comes to growing their cultural tourism programming.

Request for Proposal: Call for Artist

Request for Proposal: Call for Artist

AIANTA is Seeking a Qualified Graphic Designer/ ArtistThe American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is seeking a graphic artist or designer to create a series of original clip art graphics to be utilized throughout AIANTA’s domestic and international...

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Members of the AIANTA staff and Board of Directors are excited to speak at your industry event.

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A Warm Thank You to Our Partners

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Native American Agriculture Fund

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

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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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