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.
2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference
President Obama announced that he would host his sixth annual summit with tribal leaders on December 3, 2014› 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Capital Hilton
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
Ending the Era of Harmful Sports Mascots
Tribes, Native people, civil rights organizations, athletes, and sports fans have long opposed harmful "Indian" sports mascots.› Learn About Indian Country's Opposition to "Indian" Mascots
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.
September 22, 2014
NCAI Releases Plan for Trust Reform and Economic Development; Commends US Interior Reaffirmation of Federal Trust Responsibility
August 21, 2014
Native Youth Focus
NCAI launched NDNSpark, an online community for Native youth to use as they develop into the next generation of leaders.