Words of Welcome

Words of Welcome

Words of Welcome As we approach the one month mark before the start of the 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, we look forrward to welcoming delegates from many of the sovereign nations around the United States. With so many tourism...
We the People

We the People

We the People The summer months are an excellent time to rest, recreate and spend some much-needed quality time with the family . Whether your family consists of one or two key relatives, a group of 100 (or more) aunts, uncles, siblings and cousins, or extends beyond...
How Do You Say Mother?

How Do You Say Mother?

How Do You Say Mother? With Mother’s Day on the horizon, we queried our tribes and other language experts on how to address female family members in their Native languages.  (We extend warm thanks to everyone who helped contribute to this and all our indigenous...
Native American Moon Names

Native American Moon Names

Native American Moon Names With the coming of spring, we at AIANTA decided to do a little moongazing. Obviously, with 573 federally recognized tribes, Native Hawaiians and even more state-recognized tribes throughout the country there is a nearly limitless supply of...
How Indian Country Says I Love You

How Indian Country Says I Love You

In early February, the United Nations proclaimed 2019 to the year of Indigenous Languages. Artwork used with permission by the artist,TJ Young (Sgwaayaans)Of the Kaigani Haida Nation Since February is also the month of romance, we thought we’d query our members,...