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First Nations Development Institute

On a mission to strengthen American Indian economies to support healthy Native communities.

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Organizational snapshot

It invests in and create innovative institutions and models that strengthen asset control and support economic development for American Indian people and their communities. It believes that only solutions designed by Native peoples, for Native peoples, through the control of their assets and based on their cultural values, will succeed.

Its strategies are to:

*Educate Grassroots Practitioners through training, technical assistance, and peer learning.

*Advocate For Systemic Change by building power in Native communities and affirming tribes' peer-to-peer status with the federal government.

*Capitalize Indian Communities through grants to tribes and Native groups to ensure that Native people receive physical, environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural benefits.


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