Diné Policy Institute (DPI)



The Diné Policy Institute (DPI) is a research organization housed in Diné College in the center of the Navajo Nation. Our purpose is to identify important social and political questions facing the Navajo people and provide public research and informed perspectives on these. Our research regularly focuses on Navajo politics, Navajo governmental reform, natural resource use and energy politics, development, and social movements.


Latest Reports

Flea Markets of the Navajo Nation: A report on the Informal Economy


Local Governance and Reform: Local Empowerment


Perceptions of Chapter Draft


Sexual Harassment in the Diné College Workplace


Land Reform in Navajo Nation



Na’adilts’ood Healthy Office Initiative


Local Governance and Reform