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2022 Annual Report

November 02, 2023

First Nations’ Board of Directors is proud to present our 2022 Annual Report. Themed “Native Values, Native Voices,” the report…

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Conservation Planning Guide for Native American Ranchers

January 06, 2022

Stewarding the land is an important part of ranching. Native American ranchers work with natural elements from the land, building…

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Models of Holistic Tribal Land Stewardship in the Northern Great Plains

February 10, 2022

With continued support from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, First Nations implemented a third phase of the Mapping Ecological Stewardship Opportunities…

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Colorado Foundations and their Support of Native American Community-based Nonprofits

March 01, 2022

Research has found that Native American community-based organizations in Colorado are invisible within the giving portfolios of foundations in the…

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Distinguishing between Native Food Sovereignty and Native Food Security in Indian Country

Distinguishing Between Native Food Sovereignty and Native Food Security in Indian Country is a three-part series that includes Perspectives…

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2023 Application Q&A Sessions

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2021 Annual Report

First Nations’ 2021 Annual Report is Out Our 2021 Annual Report celebrates the progress of our community partners, highlights the advances…

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Forging Last-Mile Protein Supply Chains In Indian Country

In late 2020, with support from First Nations’ Keepseagle Endowment and funding from the Ronald W. Naito Foundation, First Nations…

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Tribal Land Stewardship Funding Opportunity Webinar Series

This new webinar series, developed with support from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, highlights various tribal funding opportunities available to tribes…

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Stewarding Native Lands Environmental Scan

First Nations Development Institute’s Stewarding Native Lands Environmental Scan provides a broad overview of the tribal lands and environmental justice…

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Indigenous Voices in the Outdoors

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Traditional Food Storage on the Northern Great Plains

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated food system issues in Indian Country. Rural tribal communities were hard-hit during supply chain disruptions that…

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Indigenous Peoples and Third Sector Research

Indigenous Data Sovereignty as a Framework to Improve Research Practices In this new report published by the International Society for…

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Supporting Native Ecological Stewardship and Land Protection

2012-2020 Outcomes Report Based on a review of First Nations’ grants and projects completed during 2012-2020 through our Nourishing Native…

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Strengthening Protein Supply Chains in Indian Country

There is an urgent need to create and support a more resilient meat supply chain by focusing on building capacity…

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Stewarding Native Lands Brochure

Native American communities have sustainably managed their lands since time immemorial — cultivating, adapting, and transferring traditional ecological knowledge over…