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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.
NCAI Analysis of FY2019 President's Budget
The NCAI Analysis of FY2019 President's Budget is now available for download.› Download Analysis Document
2018 State of Indian Nations
NCAI President Jefferson Keel presented the 2018 State of Indian Nations address on February 12, 2018.› Watch the 2018 State of Indian Nations Address!
Support Tribal Sovereignty - Donate Today!
Support Tribal Sovereignty today and seven generations to come.› Learn more about contribution opportunities
The Opioid Epidemic: Definitions, Data, Solutions
The opioid crisis is a complex issue impacting AI/AN communities. Tribes need multifaceted, collaborative approaches to address this complex p...› Read more here
2018 Executive Council Winter Session Policy Update
Learn more about advocacy strategy on important policy issues that impact tribal communities.› Download the update here!
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.
February 28, 2018
February 27, 2018
"Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction"