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Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, Hopi
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Loretta Jackson-Kelly, Hualapai
Mary Lowden, Acoma
Shannon Mann, Pueblo of Sandia GIS Department
Sammye Meadows, Editor
Travis Owens, Cherokee Nation Tourism
Jana Sawyer Prewitt, Editor
Ken Shoji, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Paula Starr, Southern California Indian Center
Michael Wallis, Author, Route 66 the Mother Road
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
American Indians & Route 66 was written, photographed and designed by Lisa Hicks Snell, Cherokee. She is the publisher and editor of the Native American Times, an American Indian news and features website (www.nativetimes.com). She also publishes and edits Native Oklahoma, a monthly arts and culture magazine devoted to Oklahoma tribal communities (www.nativeoklahoma.us).
Over the course of her career, she has won numerous Native Media awards through the Native American Journalists Association for her work, including ‘Best Magazine’ for her debut of Native Oklahoma in 2011.
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit association of Native American tribes and tribal businesses that was incorporated in 2002 to advance Indian Country tourism. The association is made up of member tribes from six regions: Alaska, Eastern, Midwest, Pacific, Plains and the Southwest. AIANTA’s mission is to define, introduce, grow and sustain American Indian and Alaska Native tourism that honors traditions and values.
AIANTA provides its constituents with the voice and tools needed to advance tourism while helping tribes, tribal organizations and tribal members create infrastructure and capacity through technical assistance, training and educational resources. AIANTA serves as the liaison between Indian Country, governmental and private entities for the development, growth, and sustenance of Indian Country tourism. By developing and implementing programs and providing economic development opportunities, AIANTA helps tribes build for their future while sustaining and strengthening their cultural legacy.
To learn more, please visit www.aianta.org.
American Indians and Route 66 was produced by AIANTA (American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association), with partial funding from the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, National Trails Intermountain Region, National Park Service.