Dedicated to Promoting Tribal Self Determination & Sovereignty

ATNI is organized and chartered as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation under the laws of the State of Oregon. The organization sets out its membership and operating policies within its Constitution and Bylaws and ATNI Policies & Procedures Manual. Authority for management of the affairs of ATNI are delegated to the Executive Council by the members and further delegated to the Executive Board, Committees, and Executive Director.



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ATNI Winter Convention 2020

ATNI Winter Convention 2020

ATNI Conventions are where members convene for discussion, presentations and the work of the committees in regard to policy, legislation, and the future of Indian Country in the Northwest.

When: Monday, January 27 -to- Thursday, 30, 2020

WhereDoubleTree by Hilton - Portland

Download Registration Form 

HotelDoubleTree by Hilton - Portland | 503-281-6111



Wednesday, January 29th @ 7:00pm PST

Portland Trail Blazers Native American Appreciation Night
Please join the Portland Trail Blazers for Native American Appreciation Night at the Moda Center on January 29th! Feel free to share this link with friends and family to receive special discounted tickets to the game and see All-Star Damian Lillard and the Blazers take on James Harden and the Houston Rockets epic Western Conference Battle!
Everyone who purchases a ticket through this link will be able to join us on the court after the game to shoot a free-throw like the pros!

Redefine. Reframe. Reclaim: Summit Series 2019

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the Affiliated Tribe of Northwest Indians (ATNI) invites you to our first Redefine. Reframe. Reclaim Summit.

The Summit provides us with an opportunity to examine the impact and implications of the Tacoma LNG plant that's taken center stage for the Puyallup Tribe as they fight to preserve and protect their traditional and cultural lands.

The Summit will feature leading voices and expert advocates that are working in partnership with Tribes to protect our land, water, natural resources and communities from the impacts of short sighted fossil fuel projects across the Northwest Indian Country.
October 29-30, 2019
Emerald Queen Hotel Casino
5700 Pacific Hwy E
Fife, WA 98424

 Event Landing Page

For More Info:
Joel Moffett
Natural Resources Policy Coordinator
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
208.816.8341 |

ATNI Natural Resources Mining & Extraction Summit Series 2019

Please join ATNI at the Mining & Extraction Summit 2019 hosted by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

This summit will focus on past, current and proposed mining and exttractive operations and how Tribes are addressing the adverse impacts to their homelands. 

The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel
777 Bannock Trail
Fort Hall, ID 83203

For More Info:

Joel Moffett
Natural Resources Policy Coordinator
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
208.816.8341 |



Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is seeking a Special Events Project Manager. The consultant will be responsible for supporting and managing the coordinated efforts in planning and fundraising of ATNI, the host organization acting as the Local Planning Committee (LPC) lead, and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) for the NCAI Annual Convention scheduled for October 2020 in Portland, Oregon.
Responsibilities: Responsible for implementation and coordination of the fundraising efforts of ATNI. Responsible for event budget projections. Responsible for supporting all event planning committee meetings. Engagement with members of the planning committee on a regular basis as related to the planning of the event.
Contract Compensation: The contract compensation ranges from $50-65,000 depending on achieving performance benchmarks and is negotiable based on experienced.
Contract Performance Period: The contract duration term is from acceptance of contract from both parties through December 14, 2020.
Development and implementation of the event fundraising plan.
Development and implementation of the event communication & outreach plan.
Act as the primary point of contact on all coordinated outreach efforts.
Act as the primary point of contact on all coordinated solicitation efforts.
Provide recommendations for infrastructure and capacity for fundraising implementation activities.
Interested candidates should submit:
A resumé and/or company profile if applicable with three references.
Provide a portfolio of work.
Provide a demonstrated history of working with Tribal Leaders, Tribes and Native American initiatives.
Proposal should include; 1) addressing the requested scope of work, 2) proposed timeline for completing the scope of work, 3) milestones to measure success of the contract.
We will review all proposals based on the criteria outlined above. The firms or individuals whose proposals are selected for further consideration may be asked to make a personal presentation to us and/or answer questions in advance of our final selection.
Responses to this proposal are requested to be received at this office no later than 11:59PM, November 15, 2019. We ask that you forward an electronic copy (or forward four (4) hard copies) of the proposal to the address shown below directed to the attention of Terri Parr. We plan to make our selection within twenty-one (21) days after closing and would expect work to begin at our earliest convenience thereafter.
All inquiries should be directed to the following individuals:
Terri Parr, 503-249-5770,
James Alan Parker, 503-249-5770,

Special Events Project Manager RFP

2019 Tribes and First Nations Climate Change Summit

July 30-31, 2019

Northern Quest Casino (Airway Heights, WA near the Spokane Airport)

Online Registration is Closed. On-Site Registration will be available on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.


Summit Agenda

Summit Overview

This summit will convene leaders from Tribes and First Nations throughout the Pacific Northwest and North America to advance tribal climate change policy and action. The summit will focus on  tribal climate change resiliency, protecting and applying Traditional Knowledges in climate change initiatives, and implementing a unified tribal climate change policy agenda.  The Summit will also include a tour of the Spokane Tribal Housing Program solar project. 

The Summit will be held at the Northern Quest Casino and is co-sponsored by the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in partnership with the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative(NPLCC), PNW Tribal Climate Change Network, and the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center

ATNI Tribal Climate Camp 2019

JUNE 16-21
Flathead Lake Bio Station, Polson, MT

Confederated Tribes of Salish Kootenai, Pablo, MT

In 2019, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Portland State University’s Institute for Tribal Government, the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Michigan State University, University of Idaho, and the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center have partnered to offer the Tribal Climate Camp (TCC) to support teams of tribal leaders, climate change coordinators, planners, and program managers to build skills, gather information, and develop tribal policy needed to address climate change impacts.

For More Info:

Oregon Clean Energy Jobs bill (HB 2020)


Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is seeking a Development Consultant to assist the organization with fundraising and organizational financial stability planning. ATNI envisions this opportunity will be a 3-6 month contract with the following scope of work: conduct a feasibility study through document review, conduct interviews with key stakeholders, and landscape analysis that includes other Native organizations and relevant fundraising strategies for the purpose of developing a draft plan of fundraising strategies for ATNI. Contract rate or project scope budget will depend on the contractor’s experience and the quality of the proposed work plan.

ATNI Devlopment Consultant RFP 2019