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2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations
Community Networks 20 October 2020

2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations

Indigenous peoples in North America are pursuing innovative and independent ways to connect to the Internet. They face unique...

Launching the First-Ever Virtual Indigenous Connectivity Summit
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Community Networks 1 October 2020

Launching the First-Ever Virtual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

COVID-19 has moved many of our lives online, and our conversations around how to further broadband access are no...

The 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit and Trainings: Register Now
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Community Networks 12 August 2020

The 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit and Trainings: Register Now

People around the world are relying on the Internet to keep them connected to everyday life, but Indigenous communities in North...

Tribal Priority Window Extended to September 2 – But It’s Still Not Enough Time to Connect Indigenous Communities to a Critical Lifeline
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Community Networks 31 July 2020

Tribal Priority Window Extended to September 2 – But It’s Still Not Enough Time to Connect Indigenous Communities to a Critical Lifeline

While Indigenous communities across the US battle some of the most brutal COVID-19 mortality rates in the country, they’ve...

The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States
Growing the Internet 31 July 2020

The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States

This report provides an overview of findings to date on the impacts of the Internet in Indigenous communities in...

Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2020
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Online Monday 05 October 2020 – Friday 09 October 2020

Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2020

Each year, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit brings together community network managers and operators, Indigenous-owned Internet service providers, community members,...

A Narrow Window of Opportunity for Rural Connectivity in the U.S.
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Community Networks 23 July 2020

A Narrow Window of Opportunity for Rural Connectivity in the U.S.

As COVID-19 continues to shine a spotlight on the vital role the Internet plays, a short window of opportunity...

U.S. Tribes Have until August 3rd to Apply to Help Bring Internet to Their Communities
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Community Networks 21 July 2020

U.S. Tribes Have until August 3rd to Apply to Help Bring Internet to Their Communities

See how the Makah Tribe launched an emergency network on EBS spectrum during COVID-19 The Makah Tribe has lived...

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”
Community Networks 9 July 2020

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”

When we can bring broadband to the most remote and hard-to-connect communities, we pave the way for other rural...

For Tribal Lands Ravaged by COVID-19, Broadband Access Is a Matter of Life and Death
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Community Networks 15 May 2020

For Tribal Lands Ravaged by COVID-19, Broadband Access Is a Matter of Life and Death

This opinion piece was originally published in Arizona Central. If anyone doubted the importance of the Internet before the COVID-19 pandemic,...

How Internet Access Can Preserve Native Cultures: A Virtual SXSW Panel
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Online Tuesday 14 April 2020 – Tuesday 14 April 2020

How Internet Access Can Preserve Native Cultures: A Virtual SXSW Panel

In the U.S. and Canada, rural and remote areas are the hardest to reach and most under-connected. Native communities...

Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations: Helping Policymakers Make Inclusive Decisions
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Growing the Internet 8 April 2020

Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations: Helping Policymakers Make Inclusive Decisions

As billions of us move into self-isolation, one thing is crystal clear: Internet access is critical. If anyone of us...

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