Standing as One

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In 1953…

farsighted tribal leaders in the Northwest formed the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, and dedicated it to tribal sovereignty and self-determination.

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.


Annual Convention 2022 Request for Proposals:

Three times a year we are honored to facilitate conventions hosted by our member tribes.
The ATNI Conventions provide a forum for the exchange of information of matters of mutual concerns among member Tribes and their constituencies, including the development of consensus on policy and positions on issues, recommendations for legislation and government policy, Monitor, collect information, analyze data, disseminate findings and develop policy positions, Provide technical assistance, benchmarking, (standard setting), education, and training, and Establish and maintain mutual assistance networks and foster strategic alliances between ATNI, its member Tribes, and beneficial organizations.
We request your response to our Request For Proposals (RFP) below. Please respond whether or not you are able to fulfill the needs of our annual convention so that we can possibly use that for other events and conventions in the future
Important Information:
  • Approximately 500 potential attendees
  • 4 day event
  • 6 simultaneous meeting spaces needed
  • Culture Night space needed
  • Host tribe coordination with ATNI and host property
  • On site Food and Beverage services
Please respond by July 1st, 2022.

ATNI Annual Convention 2022

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The Center for Tribal Nations (CTN) at the OMSI District project seeks to leverage the redevelopment of the OMSI property to model a new partnership between OMSI, tribal and intertribal organizations, and the City of Portland to restore the Native American community’s presence on the Willamette River and address our shared challenges of sustainability, resilience, and inclusion.

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