Our Mission Statement

KIVA Institute, LLC provides quality services to promote capacity building for Indian tribes and tribal organizations and for federal and local agency service providers.  It provides these services with the goal to enhance relationships between Indian tribes and funding agencies; to assist Indian tribes reach their goals of self-determination and to assist Indian tribes in preserving and maintaining their sovereignty.

Our Vision Statement

KIVA Institute, LLC is a highly reputable, respectable and dynamic company that builds and maintains trust among its clients and associates.  It is Indian Country`s authority  on the Indian Self-Determination & Education Assistance Act.  Its legacy will be that its services will have a lasting impact in Indian Country and that it plays a key role in shaping positive federal Indian policy and leading Indian tribes to achieving self-determination.

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Company Profile

KIVA Institute, LLC is a 100% Native American owned and operated company dedicated to “Building Capacity in Indian Country”®.  Founded in 2005, KIVA offers a range of services to promote capacity building for Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

KIVA was established to provide specialized and customized training and consulting services to tribal nations on all aspects of Public Law 93-638, the Indian Self-Determination & Education Assistance Act, and related programs.  KIVA`s staff and associates have over 75 years of combined insight and experience of P.L. 93-638.  We take pride in being Indian Country`s authority on P.L. 93-638.  Our areas of expertise include tribal governance, economic development, construction planning and design, master land use planning, strategic planning, investment counseling; and alternative and renewable energy development.

What Is The Meaning of KIVA?

Kiva is an underground sacred ceremonial chamber where knowledge of our culture, traditions and oral history are practiced and perpetuated throughout generations; and where prayers are made for the goodness of all mankind. It is in this context that we selected KIVA as the name for our company, so that we may share our knowledge and experience for your benefit. are Natives helping Natives.