Welcome to NCAI
The National Congress of American Indians, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities.
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2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference
The Obama Administration hosted the sixth annual summit and announced a new National Tribal Youth Network.› Read NCAI's Statement
2015 Executive Council Winter Session
Mark Your Calendar!› February 23-25, 2015
NCAI PRC Symposium on Genetics Research
Watch the full video recap of the Native Peoples and Genetic Research symposium co-hosted by NCAI's Policy Research Center.› Watch Symposium Videos
2014 Mid Year Conference Resolutions
NCAI members passed over 40 resolutions in Anchorage, Alaska, taking action on a broad range of issues.› Review the Resolutions
The NCAI PRC supports Indian Country in shaping its own future as the leading center for tribally driven policy research.
The Tribal Supreme Court Project—a collaboration between NCAI and the Native American Rights Fund— monitors litigation in which Native people have a significant stake and coordinates strategy among a network of over 250 tribal leaders, attorneys, and law professors.
The Native Financial Education Initiative provides information for tribes and their citizens to enhance financial capabilities in Indian Country - including the work of the Native Financial Education Coalition, Financial Literacy Month (April), and NCAI's Protect Native Money Campaign and Tribal Exchange Stock Market Game.
President Obama declared his commitment to fulfilling the consultation requirements of Executive Order 13175, NCAI supports tribes in this process with resources.
December 4, 2014
Tribal Leaders Meet with Vice President Biden who Addresses Efforts to End Violence Against Women Attorney General Holder Announces Initiative on Indian Child Welfare Act
December 3, 2014
Native Youth Focus
NCAI launched NDNSpark, an online community for Native youth to use as they develop into the next generation of leaders.