Date: Feb 11, 2019
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20001
About the Event:
CLICK HERE TO RSVP
NCAI President Jefferson Keel will be giving the State of Indian Nations on the morning of February 11, 2019 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat in the live studio. A confirmation email will be sent to those requests we can accommodate. This event will also be broadcast live through Livestream and NCAI will be hosting a watch party at the Capital Hilton where the NCAI 2019 Executive Council Winter Session will be taking place that week. If you have any questions please contact the main NCAI Office at (202) 466-7767.
For more information and for past President speeches, click here.
All attendees are invited by the Newseum to tour the museum immediately after the address. Passes are not required.
Please note this event will be available Monday, February 11 for livestream starting at 10:30am (EST), and for later viewing through the month of February.
The Newseum has a garage underneath their building. The cost is $12/hour or $20 for over an hour up to a full day. Additional parking is at 601 Pennsylvannia Ave NW. The cost $17/hour or $27/daily. For more information click here.
DRAFT Event Schedule
9:30 am: Media Setup
9:50 am: Registration and Doors Open
10:15 am: Final Seating
10:20 am: Program Begins
10:30 am: State of Indian Nations
11:00 am: Congressional Response
11:15 am: Question & Answer Session/Press Availability
11:30 am: Closing Remarks
NCAI President Jefferson Keel will give the State of Indian Nations on February 11, 2019 at Knight Studios in the Newseum. Directly following the event, NCAI's Executive Council Winter Session will kick off on Monday afternoon at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
Members of the media interested in covering the State of Indian Nations and/or Executive Council Winter Session must RSVP by February 4, 2019 using this form. If you have any questions please email NCAIpress@ncai.org. Due to limited seating, please individually register each person on your team planning to attend. (Reporters, camera persons, etc.)
Space is limited in the Knight Studio and we highly recommend all press register early to ensure a spot in the press pool.
PRESS/MEDIA CLICK HERE TO RSVP
Please note that an RSVP to SOIN2019 does not guarantee a seat in the live studio. A confirmation email will be sent following the February 4, 2019 deadline to those requests we can accommodate.
President, Jefferson Keel
Jefferson Keel serves as the 22nd President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native tribal government organization in the country. President Keel was elected on October 2017 at NCAI’s 74th Annual Convention to serve a third nonconsecutive term as President of NCAI.
President Jefferson Keel's Full Bio
Click here to view details regarding the 2019 Executive Council Winter Session.