Making the Invisible Visible: A Policy Blueprint for Urban Indian America

The erasure or rendering of Native people invisible has been and remains a key factor limiting the opportunities and wellbeing of our communities. Native people residing in urban areas are amongst the most invisibilized populations in the nation, yet we represent a significant portion of Native people in the United States: 72% of all American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and 78% of all AI/ AN children live in cities. 

Resiliency In Crisis: The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the urban American Indian nonprofit sector.

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed life as we know it. This historic crisis has caused an unprecedented disruption to employment and critical services that will deliver a very damaging blow for urban AI/ANs – so many of whom were already balancing precariously on the margins of society.

Resurgence: Restructuring Urban American Indian Education

A newly released report – the first of its kind – highlights the challenges facing urban Native American youth in public schools and showcases seven alternative public education programs that are having a positive impact in addressing these challenges.