July 8, 2013
NCAI Issues Statement About Passing of President Dr. Clinton M. Pattea of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Statement by NCAI President Jefferson Keel on the passing of President Dr. Clinton M. Pattea of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
July 3, 2013
July 2, 2013
June 27, 2013
June 26, 2013
June 26, 2013
June 25, 2013
In a 5-4 decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl the United States Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), but reversed and remanded this case back to the South Carolina courts on a technicality. The narrow decision focused on the standard to determine whether this particular father’s parental rights could be terminated.
June 18, 2013
May 23, 2013
May 2, 2013
Draft Environmental Impact Statement doesn’t address potential impact to tribal water resources, sacred places, and lacks plans for emergency response coordination with tribes
April 30, 2013
NCAI announced Nurse-Midwifery Student Brittany Simplicio (Navajo) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, as its second annual Native Graduate Health Fellowship recipient.
April 29, 2013
NCAI's Executive Director Jacqueline Pata appeared on Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC on Sunday April 28, 2013 to discuss and contextualize the Indian Child Welfare Act.
April 26, 2013
April 16, 2013
Announces Expanded Native Financial Education Initiative beginning in April 2013, Financial Literacy Month
April 12, 2013
Concerning Cuts to Contract Support Costs and School Construction, Promising Signs of Commitment to the Trust Responsibility in Law Enforcement, Health, and Natural Resources
March 29, 2013
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: Amicus Briefs in Support of Brown Family Include U.S. Solicitor General, 19 States, and Broad Coalition of Supporters
Twenty-Four Briefs Call for Brown Family—Daughter, Veronica, and Father, Dusten—to Remain Together and Indian Child Welfare Act to Remain Intact. Brown Family, Who Have Prevailed in Every Court So Far, Will Have Fate Decided by the Supreme Court in a Case to be Heard on April 16th.
March 27, 2013
Brief highlights difficulties on-reservation Native voters face in achieving voting rights equality in Montana
March 7, 2013
NCAI Begins Implementation Coordination
March 5, 2013
Senator Patty Murray, The National Taskforce to End Sexual and Domestic Violence; Andrew Lee; and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate.