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As the only national organization dedicated to advancing Indian Country tourism across the United States, AIANTA believes in the power of tribal storytelling through tourism.

For all media inquiries, contact Monica Poling, AIANTA’s Public Relations and Media Manager at 505-724-3578 or mpoling@aianta.org.

 

Impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Indian Country Tourism

Dear AIANTA Friends and Family: I know you have received numerous communications about COVID-19. I have been reading them as well – and know more than I ever thought I would about social distancing and procedures for shutting our offices and lives down. We are in...

What’s New in Indian Country

A brief overview of the new and updated Native American, Alaska Native and Hawaii Native tourism attractions and activities. (October 11, 2018)

About the NATIVE Act

A brief history and overview of Public Law 114-221, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience (NATIVE) Act. (October 15, 2019)

AIANTA Introduces ‘Tribal Row’ at IPW 2019

With the theme #DiscoverNativeAmerica, the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association and five partners will showcase the diversity of Native American cultures across the United States.

AIANTA Welcomes New Leadership

Sherry L. Rupert, formerly AIANTA’s Board President, will assume the role of AIANTA Executive Director and Board Member Emerson Vallo has been elected Board President.

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As the only national organization dedicated to advancing Indian Country tourism across the United States, AIANTA believes in the power of tribal storytelling through tourism.

For all media inquiries, contact Monica Poling, AIANTA’s Public Relations and Media Manager at 505-724-3578 or mpoling@aianta.org.

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  • Press Release: Who is AIANTA
  • Press Release: American Indian Tourism Conference
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  • Photos (regional photos from NativeAmerica.travel media kit and other AIANTA photos)
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