21st Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference

Catoosa, Oklahoma
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Track 1: Nourishing Native Foods & Health
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Deep Roots: Traditional & Medicinal Foods & Plants/Seed Saving
1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. - Food for Thought: Conducting a Community Food Assessment
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Planting the Seeds for Success: Food Strategy & Business Models

Track 2: Investing in Native Youth
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - $pending Frenzy - Show Me the Money!
1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. - Youth Success in Internships
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Cultivating the Native Leaders of Tomorrow

Track 3: Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Leadership, Mentorship & Succession Planning
1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. - Community Engagement: Building Bridges for a Cause
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Government Grantwriting from A to Z: Successful Strategies for Fundraising Success

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Track 1: Nourishing Native Foods & Health
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Quality Over Quantity: Food Policy & Safety
1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Food Production: Greenhouses and Aquaponics
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - To Certify or Not to Certify? Exploring Tribal Organic Certification

Track 2: Investing in Native Youth
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Digital Storytelling: Documenting Oral History, Tradition and Culture for Future Generations
1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Ideas to Empower Youth
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - Preserving and Revitalizing Our Sacred Languages

Track 3: Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Fundraising: Institutional Funder Research and Strategies to Build Strong Funder Partnerships for Native Nonprofits and Tribal Programs
1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Connecting the Dots for your Constituents through Annual Reports and Impact Statements
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • $400 - Standard Registration Rate 
    $50 + $100 craft donation - Native Craft Vendor
    $400 - Exhibitor
    $100 - Exhibitor Guest

    Payments accepted by credit card or check.  

    For Payments by Check:

    After registration please print a copy of your invoice and mail with payment to:

    First Nations Development Institute
    2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
    Longmont, CO 80501

    Checks should be received by First Nations no later than September 19, 2016.



First Nations Development Institute 
2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
www.firstnations.org

 
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