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Professional Certificate in Cultural Heritage Tourism: Establish yourself as a tribal tourism leader

Join us for this tailored,
6-course certificate program
running from
October 1 - November 18, 2018!
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As the only organization specifically dedicated to advancing Indian Country tourism across the United States, the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) serves as the voice and resource for tribes and tribal organizations engaged in cultural tourism. 

AIANTA helps tribes develop, sustain, and grow tourism destinations through technical assistance, training and educational resources.

Working on behalf of all 573 federally recognized tribes and Native Hawaiians, AIANTA supports and promotes authentic Indian Country tourism.  We provide technical assistance, training, and resources to tribes, and work hard to make sure that tribal tourism has a voice at the national level. 

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association is proud to present “American Indians & Route 66,” the guidebook that encourages travelers from around the world to explore the authentic history of Route 66 and experience American Indian culture from Chicago to LA, in person or from the comfort of an armchair. Visit to learn more about genuine cultural experiences all along Route 66.

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AIANTA Takes Indian Country Tourism to the U.S. House of Representatives

Sherry L. Rupert speaks on benefits of tribal tourism at Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3477, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act (the "NATIVE ACT").





All Events > 10th Annual Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference

10th Annual Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference
Nevada’s Indian Territory, in partnership with the Nevada Indian Commission and the Nevada Division of Tourism is proud to host the 10th Annual Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference. This year’s conference will focus on our indigenous cultures and how tourism can revitalize the culture for future generations. You are invited to come and experience the full array of events planned for this year’s Tribal Tourism Conference, from the top-notch keynote speakers and presenters to a familiarization tour of pristine Lake Tahoe, the indigenous lands of the Washoe people. The 10th Annual Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference has something to offer everyone!
Date:Monday, April 23, 2018 - Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location:Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada


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