AIPI November 2016 Newsletter

November 2, 2016
This has been a busy fall for everyone here at AIPI and it’s just the beginning of November. We’ve participated in three national conferences and announced our new Tribal Economic Leadership program (learn more here). We have our Tribal Financial Manager Certification (TFMC) coming up in December and registration is now open for our spring class on Entrepreneurship for American Indian Sustainability.

AIPI August 2016 Newsletter

Tribal Radio Summit at ASU
August 4, 2016
The ASU campus is starting to develop a buzz as it prepares for students to return for the fall semester. The month of July was extremely busy as we helped co-host the first-ever Tribal Radio Summit held at the ASU Downtown campus. AIPI also attended planning meetings and a retreat for new initiatives that we will be announcing soon.

Native American radio summit empowers station owners, prospects

Justin Miller
July 21, 2016

Media diversity advocates say Native-owned radio stations are especially important on rural reservations and that more networks are needed

Loris Taylor knows firsthand how tough it can be to run a radio station in Indian Country.

When she first took over KUYI 88.1 FM on the Hopi reservation in northern Arizona in 2000, she had no support system and at one point made an engineer sketch equipment diagrams on an office chalkboard so she could see how everything fit together.

AIPI July 2016 Newsletter

July 6, 2016
This month AIPI has been busy with staff changes, travel to the National Congress of American Indians Mid-year Conference and new collaborations with outside organizations to bring the Tribal Radio Summit to ASU. We're excited as we plan and strategize new ways to improve AIPI and its programming and resources.

AIPI June 2016 Newsletter

June 8, 2016

Hello! ASU AIPI will be publishing two newsletters this month. It has been a productive month and we want to make sure you receive accurate updates on legislative issues occurring at the state and national levels. Stay tuned for a Legislative edition later this month. 

U.S. Department of Labor Selects ASU AIPI Director for National Advisory Council

May 31, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has appointed Dr. Traci Morris to the Native American Employment and Training Council, a national advisory committee that serves the Department of Labor. Dr. Morris was singled out for her expertise in the area of education and new media curriculum development and will serve a two-year term. Dr. Morris currently serves as the Director of the American Indian Policy Institute at ASU.

Training for Native nations' financial managers

ASUNow photo of TFMC program
May 27, 2016

60 tribal managers from around country at ASU this week for certification as part of executive education program

Anni Leaman has a respectable-sized to-do list when she returns home to Massachusetts later this week.

She’s going to create a couple of new finance committees, check into whether her tribe can issue bonds on construction projects, find innovative ways to reduce her tribe’s debt and establish a first-time fraud hotline.