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AIANTA Welcomes New Leadership

Sherry L. Rupert, formerly AIANTA’s Board President, will assume the role of AIANTA Executive Director and Board Member Emerson Vallo has been elected Board President.

AIANTA to Develop Tribal Guide Interpreting Anza Trail
AIANTA has signed an agreement with the National Park Service to develop an educational guide chronicling the stories of the tribes—historic and current—located along the Anza Trail.
How Indian Country Says I Love You

With 573 federally recognized tribes, Native Hawaiians and even more state-recognized tribes throughout the country–each with their own distinctive cultures and languages – it’s no surprise that there are endless ways to say “I love you!”

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

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From the AIANTA Blog

Top Questions from AIANTA’s Recreation Economy Webinar

Top Questions from AIANTA’s Recreation Economy Webinar  On Thursday, May 16, AIANTA, in partnership with the USDA, Forest Service and USDA Rural Development hosted a webinar entitled “Resources for the Recreation Economy,” which offered tribal participants a look at...

How Do You Say Mother?

This month we are highlighting the names of female family members and how those words translate in Indigenous languages.– Women’s HIstory Month

Capturing a Slice of the Recreation Economy

AIANTA, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Rural Development, is offering an exclusive webinar to Native American Tribes and Tribal entities looking to grow their outdoor infrastructure.

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

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