71st Annual Convention & Marketplace

About the Region

Agendas

Conference Information

Cultural Events

Membership Information

Tradeshow and Vendor Information

Ways to Be Involved

Date: Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

Where: Atlanta, Georgia

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About the Event:

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

October 26-31, 2014

Press Registration
Click here if you would like to register as a credentialed member of press. 

Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will open Sunday, October 26th at 1:00pm. Please fill out the Onsite Registration Form and bring with you to the registration kiosk. See you in Atlanta!

 

 

 

Agenda Art Credit: Painting by Bunky Echohawk 


2014 Annual Session Resolutions Deadline: October 3, 2014

Download the 2014 Resolution Template and the Resolution submission form. Only NCAI Individual Indian members in good standing are authorized to submit a resolution.

Welcome to Atlanta!
This year the National Congress of American Indians is proud to host the 2014 Annual Convention & Marketplace in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is part of the Eastern Area comprisde of the Southeast and Northeast Region which is made up of twenty six states. For a directory of tribes in the Northeast and Southeast Region check out the Tribal Directory.

With so much to offer, Atlanta will entertain with endless adventures and activities. From trendy districts like Buckhead through artsy Midtown to the convention and entertainment district Downtown, simply step outside of the hotel and off Peachtree Street’s sidewalks to visit the must-sees. Be sure to check out this list - 50 Fun Things to do in Atlanta!

Atlanta is home to more than 700 Zagat-rated restaurants, one of the top 10 retail markets in the country, and an extensive art scene. Experience a diverse and thriving cultural scene at the city’s many theatres, museums, galleries and family attractions. Discover the city’s history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement at various museums throughout the city or explore the Centennial Olympic Park area, home to five of the city’s major attractions. Come explore our city and discover what moves you in Atlanta.

For more information, visit www.atlanta.net.

Youth 
Draft Youth Agenda now available!
Youth Commission Application

Draft Agenda now available!

 Download the DRAFT Agenda at a Glance!

Pre Meetings
Financial Education Summitt Draft Agenda
Large Land Base Tribal Nations Task Force
Made in Native America Draft Agenda 
Native Women's Caucus Draft Agenda
VAWA Task Force Draft Agenda

Committee Meetings
Human Resources Committee Draft Agenda
Land & Natural Resources Committee Draft Agenda
Litigation & Governance Committee Draft Agenda
Economic, Finance & Community Development Committee Draft Agenda

Subcommittee Meetings
Economic Development, Finance & Employment Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Education Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Elder's & Disabilities Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Energy & Mineral Policy Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Environmental Protection Subcommittee Draft Agenda 
Health Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Housing Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Indian Child & Family Welfare Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Jurisdiction & Tribal Governments Draft Agenda
Technology & Telecommunications Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Transportation Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Tribal Gaming Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Veterans Subcommittee Draft Agenda

Location and Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

The host hotel is now full, if you would like to be added to the hotel waitlist please contact Kellcee Baker at kbaker@ncai.org to be added to the host hotel waitlist.

Overflow Hotels
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peatre Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA
 30303

Room Rate: $164.00 plus tax
Room Block: National Congress of American Indians Over Flow Guestrooms.
To Reserve Your Room: Click here or call 1-800-266-9434

Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Room Rate: $133.00 plus tax
Room Block: NCAI Overflow
Features: Complimentary internet, discounted parking
To reserve your room: Click here
 

Transportation Discounts If you are planning on renting a car for the Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA please see the below discount links.
Avis
Budget

Delta Airlines is offering reduced rates for Conference Attendees! Please visit www.delta.com and search for your flights using the "Advanced Search" option. Use Meeting Code NMJZB to apply the discount to your total ticket price. You can also reserve by calling the Reservations line at 800-328-1111. Please note the service fee when booking by phone. 

 

Welcome and Cultural Evening  
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 6:00 – 8:00pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta

 

Come and visit old friends and make some new ones. This reception will kick off the great week we are going to have at the 71st Annual Convention.

This year's exciting vendors include:

7Gen Traditional Eagle Solutions, LLC
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of CA/AICEF PTAC
American Indian College Fund
American Indian Living Magazine
American Indian Veterans Memorial, Inc.
AMERIND Risk
Ann Yazzie Jewelry
Association on American Indian Affairs
AT&T Government Solutions
Atlanta Dream Team
Avachi Design Studios/Tiller Research, Inc.
Bacone American Indian Recruitment
Beads & Powwow Supply, LLC
Bowman Peformance Consulting/IMPAQ International
Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country
Center for Native American Youth
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
CSN/DCI America
Defense Security Service
Department of Native Ministries
Dineh Designs Apparel
Division of Energy & Mineral Development
DONZIA Gift Shop; Shoshone Bannock Tribes
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Energy Concepts, Inc.
Falmouth Institute
FEMA
First Council Hotel/Otoe-Missouria Tribe
Forest County Potawatomi
Grand Canyon University
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Indian Country Today Media Network
International BIO CARE Hospital
Intertribal Agriculture Council
Kauffman & Associates, Inc., on behalf of NIES
Lakota Jewelry Visions
Legacy
Martinez Indian Arts/Navajo
McCabe Arts/Navajo
Muckleshoot Casino
NAFSA
National Center American Indian PTAC
National Credit Reporting
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center[NDPTC]
National Indian Gaming Association
National Indian Health Board Tribal Health Reform Resource Center
National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, Inc. [NIWRC]
National Joint Powers Alliance
National Museum of the American Indian
Native American Political Leadership Program
Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
Nativehire
Navajo Jewelry and Crafts
NCAI Native Vote
NDN-PTAC
Northwest Indian College
Notah Indian Arts
Notah Southwest Connection
Office of Justice Programs [OJP]
Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
Peace Corps
Pinnacle Bank/Meskwaki Nation
Poarch Band of Creek Indians
RAIN Program - University of North Dakota
Roche Diagnostics
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Selective Service System
Seminole Tirbe of Florida
Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center
Sequoyah National Golf Club
Seventh-day Adventist Church, Department of Native Ministries
Seventh-day Adventist Church, Native Ministries
Social Security Administration
Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund
Talking Leaves Bookstore
The Language Conservancy
Travois
Tribal Data Exchange/Self Governance Communication & Education
True Ballot Election Services
True North Emergency Management, LLC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Defense - NALEMP
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Tribal Government Relations
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
UNITY, Inc.
University of Tulsa College of Law
USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Service
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
USDA Natural Resources and Conservation Service
USDA Rural Development
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
Vietnam War Commemoration
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

If you would like to become a vendor at our Tradeshow and Exhibit please click here.

Please contact Bernida Humetewa for information about becoming a vendor at the Annual Convention and Marketplace! 

Volunteer with NCAI
Interested in volunteering with NCAI? Contact Amy Gay for more information.