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Digital Inclusion Program

Cayuse Native Solutions is working towards digital equity and inclusion for the Umatilla Indian Reservation using funding from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.


About Digital Inclusion

Digital Equity

Digital Equity is the condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy.

Digital Navigators

Digital Navigators are trusted guides who assist community members in internet adoption and the use of computing devices. Digital navigators help demystify technology by providing one-on-one ongoing assistance to connect residents to affordable internet, devices, technical skills, and application support.

Digital Inclusion

Digital Inclusion means the activities necessary to ensure that all individuals and communities, including the most disadvantaged, have access to and use of Information and Communication Technologies.

Our 3 Pillars of Digital Inclusion Services



We assist community members with accessing affordable, high speed internet service.




We supply internet-enabled devices to help meet the needs of our community members.

We provide community members with one-on-one help and lead community trainings to learn how to effectively use technology.

Did you know, The CNS Digital Inclusion program is the result of a $380,369 funding award from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA)? Learn more.

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[Video] ‘We're Making a Difference in People's Everyday Lives’ on Umatilla Reservation, Ore.

Indigenous Americans in rural areas say limited resources create barriers to digital access and skills. Debra Croswell, Executive Managing Director of Cayuse Native Solutions, joins Dara Brown at Net Inclusion 2024 in Philadelphia. Efforts are underway to bridge the digital divide for the tribal community residing on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon.

Am I eligible for Digital Inclusion Services?

Eligibility:   Any resident of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

(regardless of Native enrollment status; includes non-Natives and members of other tribes).

How do I get a device?  

  1. Complete our Intake Form.  

  2. Meet with our Digital Navigator. 

  3. Participate in our digital inclusion services (for example, let us help you apply for Affordable Connectivity Program, complete our Skills Assessment, or complete digital skills training). 


Need Assistance or have Questions?

Reach out to our Digital Navigator Leo Wallahee! Leo is available to assist you with your intake form, answer questions about out Digital Inclusions program and set up appointments to assess your digital accessibility needs. 

(541) 278-3516
Drop In appointments with Leo are encouraged during the following times & locations. 
1st & 3rd Friday 
9AM - 12PM
Nixyaawii Governance Center
Every Monday
12:30 PM - 3:30PM
Mission Senior Center
1st & 3rd Tuesday
10:30 AM - 1:30PM
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