AIANTA Updates

Now Hiring: Temporary Data Entry Clerk

Now Hiring: Temporary Data Entry Clerk

  Now Hiring: AIANTA is Seeking a Temporary Data Entry ClerkThe American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, Inc. (AIANTA) is seeking a well-organized Data Entry Clerk the entry of clear and concise data into one or more platforms so that it is easily...

A Q&A About the Anza Trail Map with Margaret Pearce

A Q&A About the Anza Trail Map with Margaret Pearce

A Q&A About the Anza Trail Map with Margaret PearceWhat kind of map are you making for the Anza Trail guide? The guide will feature three 11x17 maps for the three regions of the trail: Arizona, Southern California and Northern California. Each map will include...

O me’a”kwa: Grateful for Our AIANTA Friends

O me’a”kwa: Grateful for Our AIANTA Friends

It’s hard to believe we are once again entering the holiday season. This past year seems to have gone by in a flash. Despite the challenges we faced in 2021, I have so much to be grateful for this holiday season.

RFP: NATIVE Act Study

Request for ProposalProject Name and Description NATIVE Act Study and Report to identify where technical assistance is needed to empower Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Native Hawaiian organizations to participate fully in the tourism industry and to provide...

AIANTA Releases Two New Cultural Heritage Tourism Planners

AIANTA Releases Two New Cultural Heritage Tourism Planners

​The new Cultural Heritage Tourism: a planner for indigenous tourism professionals offers tips and advice and showcases successes in indigenous tourism planning and the Travel Trade Manual, designed to help indigenous tourism professionals navigate the travel trade network.

AIANTA Recognizes the Best of Indian Country Tourism

AIANTA Recognizes the Best of Indian Country Tourism

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Nez Perce Tourism, Leilah Young of Dixie’s Antelope Canyon Tours and Dawn Melvin from Arizona Office of Tourism are honored at the 2021 Excellence in Tourism Industry Awards 

O me’a”kwa: Reimagine, Re-emerge, Reunite

O me'a"kwa: Reimagine, Re-emerge, Reunite I am very excited to remind you that we are just 10 days away from the opening of our 23rd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC), which begins on October 25 in Fort McDowell, Arizona. It is so hard to believe it has...

AIANTA Board Slate Announced

AIANTA Announces Board SlateThe Board Nominating Committee has selected the following Board Slate for this year’s elections:  ​Oklahoma – Travis OwensMr. Owens brings more than 15 years of experience in the cultural tourism industry. His experience is unique in...

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your AITC Experience

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your AITC Experience

​As the tourism industry slowly returns to “normal,” hospitality providers are asking, “what’s next.” There is no master roadmap for recovery, especially when it comes to indigenous tourism providers. 

Attending this year’s American Indian Tourism Conference might be the best way to move forward with your own programming.. The connections you make, especially with people who are facing the same hurdles as you, could provide the very answers you are looking for. 

A Warm Thank You to Our Partners

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Native American Agriculture Fund

Bureau of Land Management

National Park Service

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

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