Our Hopi Nonprofit Community

Adventures for Hopi
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Adventures for Hopi, "A4H," is a developmental adventure education program serving Native American youth on the Hopi Reservation. At Adventures for Hopi, we utilize an Experiential Education approach in facilitating our program initiatives. We believe that Experiential Education, which is meaningful learning though direct experience, is the very essence of indigenous education.

Contact Info:

Marshall Masayesva,

Program Director

(928) 221-1923

Address:

PO Box 1048

Hotevilla, AZ 86030

Hopi Assisted Living Facility

The Facility was dedicated and blessed on January 16, 2013. This facility is a residential home for our Hopi and Tewa elders where we will provide a safe and homelike environment. The facility was built with a lot of tender loving care and covers over 12,000 square feet and resides in the Upper Village of Moenkopi.

Contact Info:

Mary Bradley,

Administrator of Operations

(928) 283-8780

Address:

PO Box 397

Tuba City, AZ 86045

The Hopi Assisted Living Facility is a 501(c)3 nonprofit incorporated in the State of Arizona.

Black Mesa Trust
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The mission of Black Mesa Trust is to safeguard, preserve and honor the land and water of Black Mesa. At its essence, Black Mesa Trust is about harnessing the lessons of traditional knowledge with Western science and technology to secure permanently our homeland on Black Mesa for generations of children yet to come. It is our hope that our families will always enjoy the wide-open spaces, deep canyons, majestic mesas, and clean air and water that bless our sacred homeland.

Contact Info:

Vernon Masayesva,

Executive Director

(928) 734-2191

(928) 255-2356

Address:

PO Box 33

Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

Black Mesa Trust was established in 1999 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona.

Hopi Cancer Assistance Fund

Hopi Cancer Support Services under the Hopi Tribal government. It was created by members of the Hopi community to allow those who live on the Hopi Reservation who are going through cancer treatment to apply for assistance with gas, meals and/or lodging.

Contact Info:

Dana Russell,

Director

Address:

The Hopi Tribe

PO Box 123

Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

The Hopi Cancer Assistance Fund is a not for profit fund administered by the 

Hopi Credit Association

formed by a group of Hopi Individuals as a re-lending program to members of the Hopi Tribe. The Hopi Credit Association's goal is “ To carry out the business of borrowing money, and re-lending it to members for their economic improvement and activities related thereto”. The Hopi Credit Association is accredited by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c) 4 tax-exempt organization. HCA is 100% wholly owned and controlled by its members. Those members are all members of the Hopi Tribe. The motto of the Hopi Credit Association is, “For Hopi, By Hopi” In 1998 HCA was certified as Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) by the Department of the Treasury.

Contact Info:

Lisa Charley,

Interim Executive Director

(928) 738-2205

Address:

PO Box 1259

Keams Canyon, AZ 86034

The Hopi Credit Association was established in 1952 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona. Hopi Credit was

Hopitutuqaiki, The Hopi School

summer apprenticeship program, has developed an inter-disciplinary curriculum that encourages a culturally based, more holistic educational process both in the arts and sciences. Our long-term goal includes developing both and accredited elementary and secondary school with curricula that are rooted in Hopi philosophy and teachings.

Contact Info:

Robert Rhodes,

Facilitator

(928) 401-6451

Address:

PO Box 583

Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

The Hopitutuqaiki was established in 2005 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona. The school through its 

Hopi Education
Endowment Fund

The Hopi Education Endowment Fund was established in 2000 as a 7871 nonprofit organization by the Hopi Tribal Council. HEEF's mission is to cultivate and nurture the future of the Hopi people through education by growing and safeguarding a perpetual source of funding (endowment).

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LuAnn Leonard,

Executive Director

(928) 738-2275

Address:

PO Box 605

Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

Lewis Tewanima 
Footrace Association

Olympian, Louis Tewanima,w ho won a Silver medal in the 10,000 meter race at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.   The footrace takes place in Shungopavi Village in Second Mesa, AZ. Traditional Hopi prizes and medals are awarded to top winners for the 5K and 10K races. Medals are also given to winners by age category. The Tewanima Committee also provides education scholarships to athletes pursuing higher education.

Contact Info:

Sampson Taylor,

President/Race Director

(602) 410-5505

Address:

2022 East Brooks Street

Gilbert, AZ 85296

The Louis Tewanima annual footrace is held in honor of the late U.S. Hopi 

Mesa Media

Arizona and was founded to keep the Hopi language vibrant. Mesa Media produces learning materials in the Hopi language by Hopi people for the Hopi people. Concepts for CDs, DVDs, and books come directly from traditional Hopi perspectives on dry farming, food, animals, colors, and cardinal directions.

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Anita Poleahla,

President/Co-Founder

(928) 737-2255

Address:

PO Box 779

Polacca, AZ 86042

Mesa Media established in 2005 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of 

Miss Hopi Committee & Miss Hopi Royalty

preserving and enhancing her knowledge and respect of the Hopi culture in developing self-awareness, independence, and responsibility. The committee sponsors a scholarship and leadership opportunities for Miss Hopi recipients.

Contact Info:

CiAnna Sakeva,

Board Chair

(928) 380-2119

Address:

PO Box 598

Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039

The Miss Hopi Committee supports the Miss Hopi Royalty and promotes their role as goodwill ambassadors while 

Moenkopi Developers Corporation

Moenkopi communities. MDC was formally incorporated in 2002 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona. MDC is dedicated to helping our people build a vibrant and culturally compatible economy, where our people can live and work with dignity, trust, honor and respect. MDC works to develop jobs and the economic base that creates a high quality of life for our future generations, capitalizing on the strength of Hopi people.

Contact Info:

Randall Wolff,

Manager

(928) 283-4500

Address:

PO Box 2260

Tuba City, AZ 86045

Moenkopi Developers Corporation was established in 1981 by the Hopi Tribal Council on behalf of the

Moenkopi Senior Center, Inc.

established in 2006 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona. The Senior Center’s mission is to improve the quality of life for elders by offering recreational, educational, social activities and by providing support services for all Hopi elders of the Moenkopi village (Upper and Lower) and the Hopi Reservation, including those with physical impairments. Our Purpose of the Moenkopi Senior Center is to provide direct services that is vital to our elders’ in remaining independent, living healthy and fulfilled lives to the greatest extent possible.

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Evanette Sockyma,

Executive Director

(928) 283-8025

Address:

PO Box 2139

Tuba City, AZ 86045

Moenkopi Senior Center was

The Nakwatsvewat Institute was established in 2007 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Arizona. TNI works with Native communities to develop and enhance their governance, justice and educational institutions. TNI is managed and advised by a diverse group of Native American community leaders, educators, advocates, attorneys, judges and academics. At TNI, we understand that effective institutions and initiatives must incorporate the priorities and values of the communities they serve.  TNI services include community-driven research, technical assistance, training, academic courses, publications, and direct services.

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Ethan Elkind,

Executive Director

Address:

PO Box 8

Second Mesa, AZ 86043

Nakwatsvewat Institute

Foundation in 1996, Owl and Panther provides meaningful and healing expressive arts experiences in the community and the natural world for refugee families resettled in Tucson who have been impacted by trauma, torture and traumatic dislocation. To help educate the community and beyond, about refugees in order to foster acceptance and to honor the efforts of our volunteers who make this project possible.

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Abby Hungwe,

Executive Director

Address:

PO Box 43691

Tucson, AZ 85733

Established as a project of The Hopi 

Owl & Panther Project

State of Arizona. The overall mission of Paaqavi Inc. is to improve the quality of life on a grass roots, community level. The stated mission is “to provide for a good life by promoting Hopi tradition, religion and culture; to create social, economic and cultural opportunities for individuals, groups and villages as a collective; to preserve the Hopi language; to preserve Hopi agriculture, arts and architecture; and to promote for a positive and healthy community environment of the Hopi villages”

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Suzanne Jamison,

President

Address:

PO Box 1048

Hotevilla, AZ 86030

Paaqavi Incorporated was established in 1995 as a 501(c)3 organization in the

Paaqavi Incorporated

established in 1995 as a 501(c)3 organization in the State of Montana and recently incorporated in the State of Arizona.  Red Feather believes that safe, healthy homes are the foundation for healthy families and communities. Their Mission is to partner with American Indian nations to develop and implement sustainable solutions to the housing needs within their communities. They achieve this by building and improving homes with sustainable materials, providing green construction training and employment opportunities, and conducting community outreach and education on sustainable building practices, energy-efficiency, and healthy housing.

Contact Info:

Mark Hall,

Executive Director

(928) 440-5119

Address:

2501 N. 4th St., Ste. 17

Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Red Feather
Development Group

Red Feather Development Group was 

The Sipaulovi Development Corporation was established in 2002 as a 7871 nonprofit by the Hopi Tribal Council on behalf of the Village of Sipaulovi to create and implement sustainable tourism and economic development projects while maintaining their current ways of life.

Contact Info:

Cedric Kuwaninvaya, Director

Address:

PO Box 956

Second Mesa, AZ 86043

Sipaulovi Development Corporation