Americans for Indian Opportunity


A leadership development and community building initiative based on traditional Indigenous values for Native Americans seeking to:

• Positively impact their community
• Strengthen their ability to improve their communities well-being
• Reaffirm cultural values and identity
• Incorporate traditional values into strategies for the future

Personal inquiry into one’s own medicine ♦ Dialogue on current issues ♦ Meetings with leaders ♦ International Indigenous perspectives ♦ Public speaking competence ♦ Topical readings ♦ Community organizing skills ♦ Mentor Relationships ♦ Networks of contacts and resources

Next Class Recruitment begins in the Fall of 2014.

Download the Ambassadors Program application here: 2012 Application

Download the Ambassadors Program borchure here: Brochure

Open to Native Americans (including Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, federally and non-federally recognized tribes, and urban and reservation residents) from the United States between the ages of 25-35. Ambassadors remain in their communities and come together for four group meetings in and outside the U.S. Interested emerging leaders must submit an official application, including two nominations and a proposal outlining a plan for a community-based project.

For more information, please contact AIO:

1001 Marquette Avenue, NW ● Albuquerque, NM ● 87102 505/842.8677 ● Fax: 505/842-8658 ● ● 

Americans for Indian Opportunity :: :: 505.842.8677 :: 505.842.8658 fax : 1001 Marquette Avenue, NW; Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
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