Welcome To NACDI
We will see more changes in the next 25 years than we have experienced over the past 100. To thrive in the midst of this global change, the American Indian community must be unified and agile, work in partnership, eliminate deficit-driven methods, and invest in comprehensive asset-based strategies.
NACDI is committed to transforming the American Indian community to effectively respond to 21st century opportunities. NACDI works to promote innovative community development strategies that strengthen the overall sustainability and well-being of American Indian people and communities.
- JOB OPPORTUNITY: GALLERY ASSOCIATE
Job Summary: The gallery associate is responsible for the administrative needs of the All My Relations Gallery, working directly under the gallery director/curator and serving as the point of contact for exhibiting artists. The gallery associate will handle artist and consultant contracts, marketing and advertising accounts, management of gallery website and social media sources, mailing lists, creation and distribution of newsletters as needed. The gallery associate position includes hands on work such as installation of exhibitions under gallery curator’s supervision, shipping and handling of artworks, climbing ladders to change light fixtures, painting, and cleaning duties. The Gallery Associate will also act as a community representative for the arts programming of AMRA and NACDI.Read More
- JOB OPPORTUNITY: ART DIRECTOR / CURATOR
Job Summary: The Gallery Art Director/Curator will be responsible for the management of All My Relations Arts Gallery. This includes arts administration; vision setting that aligns with NACDI’s mission; and managing Gallery staff and interns. The Gallery Art Director/Curator will plan, market, and execute four to five shows annually as well as handle the evaluation of Gallery activities.Read More
- ANDREW HESTNESS DEPARTING NACDI
The Native American Community Development Institute announces the departure of Andy Hestness from the organization. Andy has worked at NACDI for over six years in a variety of roles including Community Development Specialist, Interim President & CEO, and Vice President.
"I believe deeply in the work of NACDI and the team of dedicated staff. The opportunity to work at this organization and with the Native community has been an incredible and humbling experience. I am grateful for the leadership of both Justin Huenemann and Jay Bad Heart Bull during my time at NACDI. I see great things in the future for NACDI and wish everyone the best." - Andy Hestness
"We'll all miss Andy and his contributions to both the organization and our community. He is a shining example of dedication, passion, and creativity and he has taught me a lot. I'm eternally grateful for his work in building this award-winning organization" - jay bad heart bull, NACDI President & CEO
Please contact jay bad heart bull at 612.235.4971 with any questions.Read More