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.
Native Children’s Policy Agenda: Putting First Kids 1st
Native Children’s Policy Agenda: Putting First Kids 1st is the updated work of the 2008 National Children’s Agenda.› Click here for more information
Are Native Youth Being Pushed Into Prison?
NCAI Policy Research Center's School-to-Prison Pipeline Publications› See the PRC publications
VAWA: A Call to Action
Tribal Governments Able to Take Criminal Action on Non-Indians› Resources are available on the Tribal VAWA website
2015 Mid Year NDN Talks› Watch the 1st ever NDN Talks
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.
November 18, 2015
November 5, 2015
"Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction"