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AIANTA Updates

Your resource for all things Indian Country tourism. Read about AIANTA’s members, projects and the latest in industry news.

Native Art Show at AITC

Artisans at the AITC Native Art Show include award-winning craftspeople, many of which are featured in the nation’s top galleries and museums.

Words of Welcome

Our tribal partners, cultural heritage scholars and other language experts share how they say “Hello” or “Welcome” in their Native languages.

Director’s Corner: Coming to a Community Near You

While many people around the country welcome summer as a time for barbecues, get-togethers and family vacations, at AIANTA, summer is the time when we gear up for our American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC), held every September in alternating tribal destinations around the U.S.

Why Attend the American Indian Tourism Conference?

The annual American Indian Tourism Conference connects tribal leaders and tourism enterprises with tourism and hospitality professionals to help grow tourism in tribal communities throughout the United States.

Support Re-Authorization of Brand USA

AIANTA encourages Tribal enterprises and other interested parties to contact their local elected representatives and weigh in on the importance of Brand USA

We the People

AIANTA queried our tribal partners and other language experts and asked how they say “The People” in their Native languages.

Director’s Corner: Ready, Set, Go!

As I finish my first month as Executive Director of AIANTA, it would be an understatement to say it’s been a busy start. My staff has had me on a whirlwind schedule filled with activities, conferences and one-on-one appointments.

Call For Board Members

AIANTA is currently accepting Board of Directors applications for representatives from our Pacific, Plains and Southwest regions. We are also seeking an At-Large representative and a replacement for our vacant Midwest position.

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Native-Owned Farmers Markets

Tribal producers are no strangers to the farm-to-table movement with tribal farmers markets established throughout Indian Country.

NativeAmerica.Travel

NativeAmerica.travel is AIANTA’s premier destination website, connecting travelers to unique American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian destinations in the United States. Start marketing your destination with us today!

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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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