May 21, 2020
Final Rule for Community Reinvestment Act Features Landmark Provisions to Increase Access to Capital and Credit for Indian Country
Yesterday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released the much-anticipated Final Rule modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a regulatory framework that features landmark provisions designed to incentivize increased access to capital and credit for tribal governments, communities, and citizens.
May 14, 2020
Recognizing that Native Americans and tribal communities have been some of the hardest hit by COVID-19 in the country, Good Medicine Comedy announced today that it will hold a fundraiser on Friday, May 22, to bring audiences some much-needed comedic relief all while raising money for tribal communities impacted by COVID-19.
May 13, 2020
NCAI Stands with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and other South Dakota Tribal Nations in the Protection of Citizens from COVID-19 Pandemic
The National Congress of American Indians stands with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in its efforts to protect its citizens from the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020
Statement from NCAI Chief Executive Officer Kevin Allis on McGirt v. Oklahoma.
May 5, 2020
U.S. Departments of Treasury and Interior Release Update on Distribution of Coronavirus Relief Fund Funding and Formula
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Department of the Interior issued a statement regarding the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars with updates on set-aside funding for tribal governments
May 22, 2020
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives to Resume Remote Listening Sessions
The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives announced four listening sessions to be conducted by teleconference in May and June. In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, previously scheduled in-person sessions have been postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as it is safe to do so.
May 22, 2020
NCAI President Fawn Sharp addresses the Spring 2020 Graduates of Indian Country.
May 20, 2020
“This pandemic lays bare the fact that many American Indian and Alaska Native communities lack essential services. Extending the tribal priority filing window and the start date for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund would allow tribal nations to prioritize response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic without having to risk missing a historic opportunity to bridge the digital divide,” said National Congress of American Indians CEO Kevin Allis.
April 3, 2020
Letter from NCAI President Fawn Sharp regarding the postponement of 2020 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace in Anchorage, Alaska
December 27, 2019
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) applauds President Trump’s signing of the recent bills that help advance the preservation of culture, rights, and sovereignty for American Indians and Alaska Natives