With the support of the Institute, representatives of the Traditional Circle of Indian Elders and Youth sent a delegation to the Fourth World Wilderness Conference in Denver, CO in 1987.
Since 1986 the Institute has served as the fiscal agent for the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse team.
To increase intercultural awareness and appreciation, the Institute helped organize a tour of Japan in 1988 and 1989 with a festival of Native North American arts, including Indian dance and visual arts.
The Institute helped organize and fund a delegation of indigenous people of North America to attend a Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders in London, Moscow and Kyoto in 1990.
In 1992 a Circle delegation participated in the international Environmental Summit held in Rio de Janeiro.
In 1993 another indigenous delegation went to the Global Forum held in Kyoto, Japan.
In 2002 a delegation of non-Indian friends and supporters of the American Indian Institute were invited to sit in Council during the final day of the Elders & Youth Council held on the Turner Ranch near the Spanish Peaks of Montana.
In 2006, the Traditional Circle and Institute held their first join program - the Ancient Voices-Contemporary Contexts Forum on the shores of Bemidji Lake, Minnesota. Other Forums have been held in 2007 (Haid Gwaii, B.C), 2008 (Flathead Reservation, Montana), 2010 (Navajo), and 2011 (Kanatiohareke Mohawk Community, Upstate New York.)
A Forum is planned for November 2013 at Ghost Ranch near Abiqui, New Mexico.
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