Dine be'iiná biná'ji bidziilgo bee náásgo yiikah.


The mission statement of the Diné Studies Conference is to embrace and uphold Diné culture and language; to promote and facilitate ethical and responsible research; to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas of Diné life; and to inspire critical reflection.


Based on strategic planning work, the following priorities have been identified:

  • Fundraising (membership, conference fees, marketing)
  • Communication (website, newsletter, social media, radio)
  • Conference & Symposium (co-sponsors, locations, themes)
  • Research & Policy (research approval process, legislation)

Priority Areas

  • Navajo Nation Support (Executive, Legislative, Judicial)
  • Local Chapter Collaboration
  • Sponsorships
  • Student Support
  • Membership

Non-Profit status Legal notice

Diné Studies Conference, Inc. is a non-profit entity established under the laws of the Navajo Nation. The volunteer Board of Directors is responsible for Diné Studies Conference, Inc. The Board has adopted and operates by a set of By-Laws.

Diné Studies Conference, Inc. is also authorized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to operate as a 501(c)3 entity.  Navajo Studies Conference, Inc., P.O. Box 755, Window Rock, AZ  86515.

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