The Annual Native American Summit began in 2006 at the request of then Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., as a way of facilitating a discussion between government, business and tribal leaders to develop solutions to various challenges that American Indians living in Utah face.
Every year since 2006, the Utah Division of Indian Affairs sponsors the Annual Governor’s Native American Summit bringing together Utah Tribal Nations, community members, educators, organizations, students, Legislative members, and public officials for a two-day event.
This year, we are celebrating the 9th Annual Native American Summit at Utah Valley University on July 30-31, 2014 in Orem, UT. Mark your calendars and come join us in Building a Sustainable Future Together!
Conference Registration (Click on link to register)
General Admission (Online or on-site): $25.00
Students (Jr. High, High School, and College)*: Free
Elders (self-declared)*: Free
*Students and Elders, still required to register
Exhibitor Booths (Click on link to register)
Exhibitor fee covers one individual for both days of the summit (July 30th and 31st). Exhibitor’s are provided with one standard six foot table and two chairs. Exhibitor must bring own equipment (i.e., extension cords, projector, laptops, etc).
Students will create an artwork piece or film capturing the essence of their Native American cultural heritage and/or language through this year’s theme, “Building a Sustainable Future Together.”
Participant Requirements: a) From a Native American tribe, b) student attends a Utah school
Categories by Student Grade Levels: a) 1st-3rd grade; b) 4th-6th grade; c) 7th-8th grade; and d) 9th-12th grade.
Prizes for each category: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places
Informational Flyer-FLYER-Call for Student Artwork Videos Governors NAS DEADLINE EXTENDED
Registration Packet-APPLICATION PACKET-Student Artwork and Videos DEADLINE EXTENDED
For more information, contact Rozanna at (801) 715-6703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To register for a Media Pass, contact Geoffrey at (801) 245-7205 or email@example.com.
Breakout Session 1
Lunch with cultural performances by Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Breakout Session 2
Breakout Session 3
Breakout Session 4
Lunch, conclusion of Native American Summit
The red arrows locate the Summit’s location, Sorensen building, and the parking structure. Click on map to view.
Sponsorship Opportunities (Click on link for more information)
As a sponsor, you will enable the Native American Summit to continue building and strengthening working relationships. We look forward to your sponsor partnership.
Platinum-$5,000.00: Platinum sponsorship includes your logo on Summit registration information, program, on-site signage, and website; acknowledgement at Summit; 1 Table with 10 seats for lunch for both days of Summit; mentioned in press release; and exhibit space.
Gold-$2,000 to $4,999: Gold sponsorship includes your logo on Summit program, on-site signage, registration information, and website; acknowledgement at Summit; 1 Table with 10 seats for lunch only one day of Summit; and exhibit space.
Silver-$500 to $1,999: Silver sponsorship includes your logo on Summit program, on-site signage and website; acknowledgement at Summit; and exhibit space.
To discuss a sponsorship opportunity, contact Jaclyn Burt at (801) 538-1481 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Funds received will not be used for political purposes or campaigns.