About the Organization
Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. Learn more about the organization.
- NCAI President Brian Cladoosby Bio
- NCAI Executive Committee List
- NCAI Executive Director, Jacqueline Pata Bio
List of Past Leadership
Featured Resources for Press and Media
General Information about Tribes and Indian Country
- Visit our About Tribes Section to learn more about tribal governance and for demographic information on Indian Country.
NCAI's Position on Issues
- NCAI's position on issues is determined by the organization's membership, through resolutions. For more information on a specific area review the policy issues NCAI covers or search our resolutions.
Photos for Use
NCAI makes its photos available under a limited, creative commons license to press, media, and educational institutions. View our collection.
Recent News & Updates
August 28, 2012
NCAI Remembers Stanley R. Crooks, Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman; a Bold Tribal Leader and Lifetime Member of NCAI
Embassy of Tribal Nations in Washington, D.C. important part of Crooks legacy
August 6, 2012
Matt Lauer’s Comments “Not in the Spirit of the Olympics,” says the National Congress of American Indians;
Opportunity for Olympic moment - Lauer Can Educate Global Audience
August 3, 2012
NCAI President Jefferson Keel Statement of Support for Nomination