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Register Now for First Nations' 2016 L.E.A.D. Conference, September 27-29


The 21st Annual First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference is September 27-29, 2016, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa in Catoosa, Oklahoma. This is THE conference for Native American nonprofit professionals, tribal leaders and those who work in tribal organizations, tribal economic development pros, and anyone interested in Native American philanthropy or food sovereignty.

The registration list is filling up fast, and this conference sells out every year due to capacity restrictions. Don't miss your chance to attend by registering NOW at

For more than 35 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: Nourishing Native Foods & Health

Track 2: Investing in Native Youth

Track 3: Strengthening Tribal & Community Institutions

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

Vendors: We're looking for arts, crafts and other vendors for our L.E.A.D. Conference. Space is available Sept. 28-29, 2016, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. We request a $50 fee and a $100 merchandise donation for vending space. Contact Autumn Romero at (303) 774-7836 or


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