22nd Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference

September 26, 2018 to September 27, 2018
Cabazon, California

22nd Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference
September 26-27, 2018
(Pre-sessions for invited grantees on September 25)

Morongo Casino & Resort
Cabazon (Palm Springs),California

For more information and to register, go here.

First Nations Development Institute will hold its 22nd Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference at Morongo Casino & Resort in Cabazon, California, September 26 - 27, 2018. (Invitation-only pre-sessions for grantees will be held on Sept. 25.)

For 38 years, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has worked with Native nations and organizations to strengthen American Indian economies to support healthy Native communities. As an extension of this mission, the L.E.A.D. conference is designed to help emerging and existing leaders in Indian Country network, grow professionally, share ideas and learn new skills related to asset-building.

Training Tracks Offered

  • Track 1: Language & Cultural Revitalization
  • Track 2: Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
  • Track 3: Protecting Natural Resources

Attendees have the option of attending sessions in just one track, or they may customize their experience by selecting from any of the sessions that interest them. 

Who Should Attend

  • Native American nonprofit professionals
  • Native Americans interested in launching or expanding nonprofit and/or philanthropic organizations
  • Tribal leaders or those who work in tribal organizations
  • Anyone interested in Native American nonprofits and philanthropy
  • Anyone interested in Native American food sovereignty
  • Tribal economic development professionals
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