Why Kiva Institute

KIVA Institute, LLC is a Native American owned and operated company dedicated to "Building Capacity in Indian Country". Founded in 2005, KIVA offers a wide range of services to promote capacity building for tribal nations; and for federal and local agency service providers. Services range from programs operated by tribal nations under Public Law 93-638, the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, to economic development, tribal governance, transportation and infrastructure development, strategic planning and energy resource development. We are Indian Country's authority on the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. We are Natives helping Natives.

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.

Technical Services

KIVA's on-site technical services are based on the actual needs of the client. Our staff has years of practical experience and can understand and deliver the type of services needed by our clients. We understand and respect tribal traditions and cultural values. Our services are not limited to one-time service. We provide follow-up services to make sure the advice and assistance we provide works for you.