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AIANTA Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

AIANTA is hailing the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act as a win for tribal communities throughout the country.

AIANTA is Looking for an Education Manager

AIANTA is seeking an energetic, responsible and highly-motivated individual to serve as Education Manager. Résumés will be accepted until August 7, 2020.

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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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O me’a”kwa: Welcome to AITC 2020

O me’a”kwa: Welcome to AITC 2020

A recent report by the World Travel & Tourism Council found that the U.S. economy is expected to lose $155 billion this year, thanks to a shortfall in tourism receipts equivalent to $425 million a day.

Tribal Agritourism Takes Center Stage at AITC

Tribal Agritourism Takes Center Stage at AITC

Travelers the world over are expressing an increased interest in learning where their food comes from, providing indigenous communities with new opportunities to share their cultural heritage by building one-of-a-kind agritourism programs.

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Invite Us to Speak at Your Event

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

Please take a moment to complete our Speaker Request Form, so we can learn more about your needs.

Building a Regional Tribal Tourism Alliance
: Sherry L. Rupert, AIANTA; Geri Hongeva, Arizona American Indian Tourism Association; Jason Morsette, North Dakota Tourism Alliance

Surviving the Active Shooter
Speaker: Regis Pino, Amerind Risk


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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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