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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!
Registration is Now Open

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").





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2018 Dakota Nation Winterfest
Dakota Nation Winterfest 2018 proudly hosted by Sioux Valley Dakota Nation since 1998. Join us for a great weekend and celebration of Indigenous Sport & Culture. 

Dakota Nation Winterfest is the largest Indigenous sport and cultural event of its kind all under one roof. January 27, 28 and 29, 2017
Date:Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Sunday, January 28, 2018
Time:12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location:Keystone Center


Winter 2018 Newsletter


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