Past Conferences

NALS 2019 – View Program

Theme: We Are Still Here

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Jennifer Elise Foerster, Smokii Sumac, Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., Tim Tingle

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NALS 2018 – View Program

Theme: Indians In Unexpected Places

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Natalie Diaz, Joshua B. Nelson, and Tommy Pico

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NALS 2017 – View Program

Theme: Our Land & Water

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Payton Guthrie & Bernard Perley

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NALS 2016 – View Program

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Keynote Speakers: Stephen Paul Judd, Luci Tapahonso, Craig Howe

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NALS 2015 – View Program

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Keynote Speakers: Stephen Graham Jones, Frances Washburn

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NALS 2014 – View Program

Location: Mystic Lake Hotel & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Louise Erdrich, Eric Gansworth

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NALS 2013 – View Program

Location: Mystic Lake Hotel & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Alex Smith & Chaske Spencer, Larry Yazzie

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NALS 2012 – View Program

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Keynote Speakers: Saanii Adil’ini (Tacey M. Atsitty), Myla Vicenti Carpio, LeAnne Howe, Simon Ortiz

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NALS 2011 – View Program

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Keynote Speakers: Heid E. Erdrich, Linda LeGarde Grover

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NALS 2010

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Keynote Speakers: Nālani McDougall, Chris Eyre, Terry Gomez


NALS 2009

Location: Isleta Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico


NALS 2008

Location: Mystic Lake Hotel & Casino, Prior Lake, MN

Keynote Speakers: Debbie Reese, Dustin Tahmahkera, Louise Erdrich, Eric Gansworth


NALS 2007

Location: Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mount Pleasant, MI


NALS 2006

Location: Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mount Pleasant, MI


NALS 2005

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN


NALS 2004

Location: : Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN


NALS 2003

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN


NALS 2002

Location: Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, Prior Lake, MN