Classes & Events

Featured Events

Native Artist Popup Event

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
504 Main St S
Lapwai, ID 83540 United States

Produce to Product – How Value-Added Can Help Your Farm Business

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

ONE Program 9 Week Business Education Course

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - December 7 @ 9:00 pm PDT

Event Calendar

Native Artist Popup Event

Pi-Nee-Waus Community Center 504 Main St S, Lapwai, ID

Support Local Native Artists and Small Business Owners Space is limited and reservations are required. We cannot accommodate food vendors at this time, due to access to electricity and liability. Each registration will be followed up a staff member to complete our intake form. Refer questions to Sidryn Sam (208)621-4847 or [email protected] Loading…

Produce to Product – How Value-Added Can Help Your Farm Business

We all want to improve the profitability of our farms. One opportunity that you may not have considered is producing a value-added product. Navajo growers can sell fresh corn for $1 an ear or, "add value," and sell it for a lot more, dried and steamed, as neeshjizhii. This same ear of corn can also…

ONE Program 9 Week Business Education Course

ONE Program is a Native-led story driven business education program. Nimiipuu Fund and NNC the Native Enterprise Program present a 9 week business education course that takes you from startup to growth phase. At the completion of this course you will have an executive summary, sample budget and business pitch. Graduates of the Native Enterprise…

Business Basics: Everything You Need to Start a Small Business

4 Session Workshop (2 hours Each Workshop) Tuesdays; October 11th, 18th & 25th and November 1st, 2022 Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. This course will help you understand all the steps involved in starting a business, from testing the feasibility of your business idea…

Conflict Resolution and Visual Artists’ Contracts

Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and continued limits on attendance at local arts and crafts fairs.  One of the more challenging aspects of running a business involves handling problems with employees and contractors, suppliers, and customers. Join us as we…

Shifting Economic Power in the Greater Northwest: The Gathering 2022

The Redd on Salmon 831 SE Salmon St, Portland, Oregon

The Annual Gathering, NNC’s signature event, is a unique opportunity for members, partners, and the Native business community to network, celebrate, and support the work of NNC and its Student Academic Achievement Award (SA3) program. Each year, the Gathering brings together Tribal representatives, corporate partners, city, county, state & federal government agencies, and community leaders…

Homebuyer Education Class

Lapwai Lapwai

Education is  key to preparation and future success  in attaining your goals. Learn the process and benefits to purchasing a home as well as the responsibilities of owning & maintenance with Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority.  Various subjects covered are: importance of budgeting and savings, improving credit, calculating affordability, tribal land issues, program/loan options, the steps…

Let’s Talk Money Virtual Chat

Back by popular demand... Let’s Talk Money Chats. During our 'chat' we will discuss financial questions that are most important to you today. We never know what that topic is going to be but the chats are ALWAYS interesting, helpful and informative. Your question might be a question that helps someone else too. Come prepared…

Conflict Resolution and Visual Artists’ Contracts

Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and continued limits on attendance at local arts and crafts fairs.  One of the more challenging aspects of running a business involves handling problems with employees and contractors, suppliers, and customers. Join us as we…

Homebuyer Education Class

Lapwai Lapwai

Education is  key to preparation and future success  in attaining your goals. Learn the process and benefits to purchasing a home as well as the responsibilities of owning & maintenance with Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority.  Various subjects covered are: importance of budgeting and savings, improving credit, calculating affordability, tribal land issues, program/loan options, the steps…