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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.
Watch Full 2019 State of Indian Nations Address
Did you miss the 2019 State of Indian Nations? Catch the full recorded video on the NCAI YouTube Channel!› Watch Here
NCAI Executive Council Winter Session 2019
Register for the NCAI Executive Council Winter Session 2019 in Washington D.C. on February 10 - 14, 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
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.
January 18, 2019
NCAI Denounces President Trump’s Invoking of Wounded Knee Massacre and Battle of Little Bighorn in Political Attack
January 14, 2019
"Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction"