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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 75th Annual Convention & Marketplace
Register for the NCAI Annual Convention & Marketplace in Denver, CO on October 21 - 28, 2018.› Register Here
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Leading National Civil Rights and Racial Justice Orgs Announce Joint Opposition to Washington NFL Team Locating New Stadium in DC.› Read here
Download the PTG Tribal Workforce Development Toolkit
Check out the toolkit here, and connect with PTG for guidance on how your nations can use it!› Download here
VAWA 2013’s SDVJ Five-Year Report
Check out the VAWA Five-Year Report and more resources on VAWA Reauthorization below.› Learn more 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.
Established in 2009, the Partnership for Tribal Governance creates, coordinates, and makes accessible the knowledge, tools, and resources that tribal nations and leaders need in order to strengthen their governance systems and more effectively exercise their sovereignty.
President Obama declared his commitment to fulfilling the consultation requirements of Executive Order 13175, NCAI supports tribes in this process with resources.
OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Joint Statement on the Federal District Court of Northern Texas denying to stay the court’s ruling on constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act
October 30, 2018
National Congress of American Indians and Native American Rights Fund Oppose the Nomination of Eric Miller to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
October 16, 2018
"Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction"