Part of the Cedar Band of Paiutes family of organizations

Kani

Urban Indian Housing Initiative

A path forward for Native homeownership.
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Kani - the traditional Paiute word for Home.

The Kani Mission

Our mission is to provide educational resources and financial assistance to urban dwelling American Indian and Alaska Native peoples to increase access to homeownership within our communities.

The Kani Mission

Our mission is to provide educational resources and financial assistance to urban dwelling American Indian and Alaska Native peoples to increase access to homeownership within our communities

Our Heritage

The Cedar Band of Paiutes, located in southwest Utah, is one of five constituent Bands of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah. Our Paiute name is Suh’dutsing, which means Cedar, derived from the cedar tree that heavily populates our region.

Our language is the Numic language, which relates to the Shoshone and Ute Tribes. Early Southern Paiutes were hunters and gathers and lived off the land close to water....read more

Our Heritage

OUR PAIUTE NAME IS SUH’DUTSING

The Cedar Band of Paiutes, located in southwest Utah, is one of five constituent Bands of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah. Our Paiute name is Suh’dutsing, which means Cedar, derived from the cedar tree that heavily populates our region.

Our language is the Numic language, which relates to the Shoshone and Ute Tribes. Early Southern Paiutes were hunters and gathers and lived off the land close to water....read more

Our Mission

REBUILD AND REGAIN

Like our ancestors we are hunters and gathers, but in a different sense. We hunt for opportunities to help us rebuild and regain our culture, sovereignty, autonomy, and provide for our people...read more

Our Sponsor

The Kani Urban Indian Housing Initiative is sponsored by CBC Mortgage Agency (CBCMA), a leading national down payment assistance provider. Through their Chenoa Fund, CBCMA has assisted over 25,000 borrowers with their down payment. 

CBCMA’s mission is to increase nationwide affordable and sustainable homeownership, with a focus on creditworthy, low and moderate-income individuals. CBCMA is one of 9 tribally owned enterprises of the Cedar Band Corporation, which is wholly owned by the Cedar Band of Paiutes.

Our Partners

We are proud to partner with NUIFC, an "Advocate For American Indian Families Living In Urban Areas", who's mission is sustaining indigenous values and culture within urban communities.

One of the primary intentions of the NUIFC is to ensure access to traditionally excluded organizations and families, and to focus attention on the needs of urban indians.
https://www.nuifc.org/
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