May 10, 2012
NCAI President Jefferson Keel's opinion-editorial outlined the constitutionality of VAWA's tribal provisions.
May 10, 2012
Star of Twilight Movies Releases New Native Vote Video Encouraging Native Voters to “Be the Native Vote”
May 9, 2012
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee marked up and passed the Adams (R-FL) version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), H.R. 4970.
May 8, 2012
Stopping the Student Loan Interest Hike Is Critical for Indian Country, Too
May 1, 2012
NCAI President Jefferson Keel delivered remarks at a two-day conference and consultation with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, James Anaya, titled “The Significance of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”
May 1, 2012
H.R. 4348 and S. 1813 Transportation Bills- Senate and House Conferees Scheduled to Meet Next Week
April 28, 2012
Executive Director Jacqueline Pata discusses the tribal provisions of VAWA on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
April 26, 2012
Legislation Protects All Domestic and Dating Violence Victims on Reservations; Attention Turns to House Judiciary Committee
April 25, 2012
James Anaya, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples hosted discussions with tribal leaders at Embassy of Tribal Nations.
April 23, 2012
Find out how YOU can support the Violence Against Women Act legislation today, and advocate for the safety of all Native women.
April 18, 2012
Former U.S. Public Health Service Officer and Dentistry Student Lisa Begay (Navajo) Receives Award
April 16, 2012
The newly improved NCAI.org ushers NCAI into a new era of online information and resources to strengthen Indian Country.
April 2, 2012
Immediate passage of S.1925, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, is critical to the safety of Native women. NCAI calls for the immediate passage of S.1925.
April 2, 2012
NCAI Statement on Resignation of Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs for the Department of the Interior
NCAI statement regarding the announcement that Larry Echo Hawk will resign as the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. The resignation comes three years after Echo Hawk was appointed as the top official for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
March 29, 2012
Learn more about the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) in relation to the Supreme Court's review of the Affordable Care Act.
March 23, 2012
National Indian Organizations Release First Year Review of Health Care Legislation
March 14, 2012
Statements by NCAI President Jefferson Keel and Executive Director Jacqueline Pata on the passing of Chairman Richard M. Milanovich of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
March 6, 2012
Leadership Awards presented to Congressman Don Young, Larry Echo Hawk - Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs, American University WINS Program, and Dr. Eddie Brown. Team from Wingate High School in New Mexico honored for winning Stock Market Game/Tribal Exchange.
February 15, 2012
NCAI released an initial analysis of the FY 2013 Budget as proposed by the Obama Administration. The report details proposed investments and reductions in Indian Country priorities and programs.
January 26, 2012
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - Newseum, Knight Studios, Washington, DC
January 25, 2012
2012 State of Indian Nations to focus on Election Year and Tribal Economies
January 11, 2012
Organization anticipates Muñoz’s role as Director of Domectic Policy Council will ensure federal policy support for tribal nations
December 7, 2011
NCAI Commends FEMA Support for Direct Authority of Tribal Governments to Apply for Presidential Disaster Declaration
Updates to Stafford Act would recognize tribal sovereignty and create flexibility for tribes and states when responding to emergency and disaster events
November 29, 2011
NCAI Expresses Support for Interior’s Proposed Leasing Reforms for Tribal Lands and Renewable Energy Development
Organization calls for implementation of proposed reforms to jumpstart tribally driven renewable energy and economic development
November 17, 2011
Cuts to funding sets back projected tribal law enforcement gains