Res #

Action

Resolution

Sponsor

Committee

Subcommittee

ABQ-19-001 

 

 

Withdrawn

Support for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

Julie Thorstenson, PhD, Native American Fish & Wildlife Society

Lands & Natural Resources 

Environmental Protection & Land Use

ABQ-19-002

Tabled

To Secure Relief and Release for Leonard Peltier through Transfer, Parole, Compassionate Release or Executive Clemency

Leonard Foster

Litigation & Governance Committee

Human Religious & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-003

Passed 

Smithsonian  National Museum of Natural History Repatriation Policy

Tina Osceola, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, Seminole Tribe

Litigation & Governance

Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-004

Passed

Opposing Environmental Protection Agency Actions that Do Not Protect Human Health or Safeguard Tribal and Treaty Rights

Mary Jane Miles, Vice Chairman, Nez Perce Tribe 

Land & Natural Resources 

Environmental Protection & Land Use

ABQ-19-005

Passed

Implementation of the Ashanti Act to Improve Coordination of Missing Persons Response

Joe Garcia, Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo

Litigation & Governance 

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-006

Passed

Opposing Renewal and Expansion of United States Military Installations without Tribal Consent and Calling on the United States Military to Meaningfully Consult with Affected Tribal Nations Regarding Impacts to Sacred Sites

Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

Litigation & Governance

Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns 

ABQ-19-007

Withdrawn 

 

 

 

 

ABQ-19-008

Passed

Calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Deny the Petition for Rulemaking Seeking to Revise Regulations to Allow Non-Indians to Possess and Use Eagle Feathers for Religious Purposes  

Luke Duncan, Chairman, Ute Indian Tribe Business Committee 

Litigation &  Governance  

Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-009

Passed

Calling on Congress to Introduce and Support Reparation Legislation that Addresses the Historic and Ongoing Mistreatment of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Luke Duncan, Chairman, Ute Indian Tribe Business Committee Litigation & Governance 

Jurisdiction and Tribal Government 

ABQ-19-010

Tabled

Indigenous Peoples' Rights within Forced Migration

Theresa Sheldon, Councilwoman, Tulalip Tribe Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-011

Tabled

Investigate and Hold United States Government Accountable for the Deaths of Indigenous Children at the U.S. - Mexico Border

Therea Sheldon, Councilwoman, Tulalip Tribe

Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-012

Passed

Calling to Protect and Advance the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples Migrating to the U.S.

Therea Sheldon, Councilwoman, Tulalip Tribe

Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-013

Passed

Urging the Secretary of the Treasury to Recognize the Authority of Tribal Governments to Determine the Meaning of “Lavish and Extravagant” and “Ceremonial Activities” for Purposes of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

Rober Odawi Porter, Lummi Nation

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-014

Tabled

Urging the Secretary of the Treasury to Recognize the Authority of Tribal Governments to Determine Meaning of ‘Lavish & Extravagant’ under the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act 

Robert Odawi Porter, Lummi Nation

Litigation & Governance Taxation

ABQ-19-015

Passed

Urging the Secretary of the Treasury to Assist in Ending Dual Taxation of Economic Activity in Indian Country

Robert Odawi Porter, Lummi Nation

Litigation & Governance 

Taxation 

ABQ-19-016

Passed

Urging the Secretary of the Treasury to Utilize Nationally-Recognized Indian Experts to Train IRS Agents for Purposes of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act 

Robert Odawi Porter, Lummi Nation Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-017

Passed

Urging the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee to Exercise Oversight over IRS Auditing and Tax Collecting Activity in Indian Country 

Robert Odawi Porter, Lummi Nation

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-018

Passed

In Support of State Laws and Tribal Compacts that Allow Native Students to Wear Items of Cultural Significance

Diana Cournoyer, NIEA

Human Resources 

Education

ABQ-19-019

Passed

In Support of Tribal-State Data Sharing Partnerships and Cooperative Agreements

Diana Cournoyer, NIEA Human Resources

Education

ABQ-19-020

Passed

Support for Legislative Efforts to Increase Tribal Access to New Markets Tax Credits 

John "Rocky" Barrett, Chairman, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Litigation & Governance Taxation

ABQ-19-021

Passed

Promoting Native Homeownership Opportunities and Tribal Sovereignty by Streamlining BIA Residential Leasing and Mortgage Approval Processes 

Sharon Vogel, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Economic, Finance, & Community  Development

Housing

ABQ-19-022

Passed

Supporting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Brazilian Amazon 

Mille Lacs Band

Litigation & Governance Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-023

Passed

Calling Upon the United States Treasury Department to Engage in Full and Meaningful Consultation on the Tax Exempt Status of Tribally Chartered Corporations  

Gay Kingman, Executive Director, GPTCA Litigation & Governance 

Taxation

ABQ-19-024

Passed

Supporting the Assertion of Tribal Treaty Rights to Seat a Delegate in the United States House of Representatives 

Adam McCreary, Cherokee Nation

Litigation & Governance

Jurisdiction & Tribal  Government

ABQ-19-025

Passed

HUD Consultation before Proceeding with Rule Making Relating to Tribal Down Payment Assistance Programs

Cedar Band of Paiutes

Economic, Finance, & Community Development

Housing

ABQ-19-026

Passed

Calling on Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to Establish an Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs and a Tribal Advisory Council 

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-027

Passed

Calling on Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to Allow All Federally Recognized Tribes to Access the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-028

Passed

Calling on the Department of Homeland Security to Start Formal Consultation with Tribal Nations and Begin the Formal Rulemaking Process for Tribal Disaster Declarations 

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-029

Passed

Oppose Rulemaking that Weakens or Eliminates Protections of the Roadless Rule within Tribal Traditional Territories and Support the 'no-action alternative' in the Alaska-Specific Roadless Rulemaking 

Organized Village of Kake

Land & Natural Resources

Environmental Protection & Land Use

ABQ-19-030

Passed

Call for the Protection of Wild Salmon in Bristol Bay, and Elsewhere

Portage Creek Village Council Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-031

Tabled

Preserving the Tribal Liaison Position, United States Forest Service, Deparment of Agriculture

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-032

Passed

Calling on the Department of Interior to Adopt Tribal Energy Resource Agreement Regulations that Respect Tribal Sovereignty and Self-Determination 

Wilson Pipestem, Osage Minerals Council

Lands & Natural Resources

Energy & Mineral Policy

ABQ-19-033

Passed

Support Tribal Efforts to Designate Conservation Areas Through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Wilson Pipestem, Osage Minerals Council

Lands & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-034

Passed

Calling for Improvements in the Administration of Tribal Crime Victims Funding

Juana Majel Dixon, NCAI Recording Secretary, Pauma Band Mission Indians

Litigation & Governance

Public Safety & Justice

ABQ-19-035

Passed

Supporting the Enactment of Federal Legislation to Permanently Protect Badger-Two-Medicine Area of Montana and Other Sacred Places Important to Tribal Nations 

John R. Murray, Jr., Blackfeet Nation

Litigation & Governance

Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-036

Passed

Calling on Congress to Support and Pass Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, or Similar Legislation with a Tribal Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Account 

Justin Parker, Executive Director, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

Lands & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-037

Passed

To Support the Sovereign Nations and Tribes in Their Gaming Compact Negotiations with States

Danniele Her Many Horses, NIGA

Litigation & Governance

Gaming

ABQ-19-038

Passed

Supporting Five Focus Areas In Alaska – Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Demonstration Project Funding

Clinton Lageson, NCAI Treasurer, Kenaitze Indian Tribe

Human Resources

Education

ABQ-19-039

Passed

Supporting the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas in its Effort to Secure the Passage of Legislation Affirming its Rights under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas

Litigation & Governance

Gaming

ABQ-19-040

Passed

Defending the Indian Child & Family Welfare Act and Building Continued Support with Governor Support Letters

Puyallup Indian Tribe

Human Resources

Indian Child & Family Welfare

ABQ-19-041

Tabled

To Support the Sovereign Nations and Tribes in Their Compacting with the State of Oklahoma

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Gaming

ABQ-19-042

Passed

Support For Permanent Reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians and Changes to the Indian Self-Determination Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) to Support SDPI Funding Through Title I and Title V Funding Agreements

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-043

Passed

Requesting Tribal Consultation before Regarding teh American Indian/Alaska Native Health Research Advisory Committee within the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-044

Referred to Budget Task Force

Support for Increased Funding for the Special Behavioral Health Pilot Program And Option For Funding Through Title I and Title V Funding Agreements

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI



ABQ-19-045

Tabled

A Call To Indian Health Service to Move the Purchased/Referred Care (PRC) Dependent Factor in the PRC Funding Formula to the Annual Adjustment Category

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-046

Tabled

Opposing EPA Promulgation of Surface Water Quality Standards for Washington State

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Environmental Protection & Land Use

ABQ-19-047

Tabled

Calling for Support and Passage of Recovering America’s Wildlife Act with a Tribal Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Account

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-048

Passed

Prioritizing Water Resources Development Act Projects that Improve Natural and Cultural Resource Protections

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-049

Passed

Support for Reform of the 1872 Mining Law, and other Similar Statutes Regulating the Extraction or Harvest of Minerals and Other Resources to Protect Sacred Sites and Water Sources

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Lands & Natural Resources

Energy & Mineral Policy

ABQ-19-050

Passed

Calling on the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior to Repeal or Congress to Voice Rule Changes Made to the Endangered Species Act

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Environmental Protection & Land Use

ABQ-19-051

Tabled

Protecting the Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Bristol Bay Fishery

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-052

Tabled

Support of the 'No-Action Alternative' as the Preferred Alternative in the Tongass National Forest, Alaska Roadless Rulemaking process

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-053

Passed

Support for Landless Native Communities 

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Land & Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

ABQ-19-054

Tabled

Urging The Secretary Of The Treasury To Recognize The Authority Of Tribal Governments To Determine The Meaning Of ‘Lavish Or Extravagant’ For Purposes Of The Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-055

Tabled

Urging the Secretary Of The Treasury To Recognize The Authority Of Tribal Governments To Determine The Meaning Of ‘Ceremonial Activities’ For Purposes Of The Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-056

Tabled

Urging the Secretary of the Treasury to Utilize Nationally-Recognized Indian Law Experts to Train the Internal Revenue Service Agents for Purposes of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-057

Tabled

Urging the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee to Exercise Oversight over Internal Revenue Service Auditing and Tax Collecting Activity in Indian Country

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-058

Tabled

Defending The Indian Child Welfare Act And Building Continued Support With Governor Support Letters

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Human Resources

Indian Child & Family Welfare

ABQ-19-059

Tabled

Urging the Secretary Of The Treasury To Assist In Ending Dual Taxation Of Indian Country Economic Activity

Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-060

Passed

Supporting the Designation of Additional Tribal Promise Zones

Choctaw Nation

Litigation & Governance

Taxation

ABQ-19-061

Passed

Calling upon the National Institutes of Health to Consult with Tribal Nations and Establish Policies and Guidance for Tribal Oversight of Data on Tribal Citizens Enrolled in the All of Us Research Program

Aaron Payment, NCAI 1st Vice President; Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-062

Passed

Support for the Protection of Oak Flat and Other Native American Sacred Spaces from Harm

San Carlos Apache Tribe

Litigation & Governance

Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns

ABQ-19-063

Passed

In Support of Increased Direct Funding to Tribal Nations for Public Health

Stacy Bohlen, CEO, NIHB

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-064

Passed

Support for Health IT Modernization at the Indian Health Service

Stacy Bohlen, CEO, NIHB

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-065

Passed

Creating a Position Description for Dental Health Aide Therapists within the Office of Personnel Management

Stacy Bohlen, CEO, NIHB

Human Resources

Health

ABQ-19-066

Referred to Executive Committee

Electronic Smoking Devices and Tobacco Industry Sponsorships

Stacy Bohlen, CEO, NIHB

 


ABQ-19-067

Passed

Calling upon the National Congress of American Indians and its Members to Disseminate the Findings of the Becoming Visible Report and Promote Efforts towards Native American Education for All

Aaron Payment, NCAI 1st Vice President; Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Human Resources

Education

ABQ-19-068

Passed

Support Legislation to Ensure Voting Rights for Native Americans and Alaska Natives

Travis L. Lane, Asistant Director, ITCA

Litigation & Governance

Jurisdiction & Tribal Government

ABQ-19-069

Passed

 

Adopting the NCAI Political Platform for 2020 Jefferson Keel, Chickasaw Nation Litigation & Governance Jurisdiction & Tribal Government

ABQ-19-070

Passed Calling upon the U.S. Census Bureau to Consult with Tribal Nations to Ensure Both Privacy and Accuracy of Census Data for Tribal Governance Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, NCAI VP of Research, Rosebud Sioux/Standing Rock Sioux Litigation & Governance Jurisdiction & Tribal Government

ABQ-19-071

Passed

 

Support the Immediate Reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act Adam McCreary, Cherokee Nation Economic, Finance, & Community Development Housing

ABQ-19-072

Referred to Executive Board Supporting the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Right to Exercise Jurisdiction over Its Gaming Development without Interference Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Chairwoman, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head  

ABQ-19-073

Passed

 

Urging and Supporting an Oyate American Indian Alchohol Harm Prevention Project Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, NCAI VP of Research, Rosebud Sioux/Standing Rock Sioux Human Resources Health

ABQ-19-074

Passed To Support Legislation to Revoke the Medals of Honor Issued to Seventh Calvary Soldiers for Actions During the Massacre of Wounded Knee Danielle Her Many Horses, NIGA Veterans

ABQ-19-075

Out of Order

 

Opposing any Corporation that Is Attempting to Gain Access to the Electoral Process to Vote in the National Congress of American Indians Elections Clinton Lageson, NCAI Treasurer, Kenaitze Indian Tribe

ABQ-19-076

Passed Supporting "America's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 20109" (ATIA), Its Tribal Title (Title IV), and Increased Federal Funding Fort Belknap Indian Community Economic, Finance, & Community Development Transportation & Infrastructure

ABQ-19-077

Out of Order

 

Support for the Protection of Muana a W?kea (Mountain of Sky Father) in Hawai'i Ramapough Lenape Nation

ABQ-19-078

Referred to Executive Committee Support for Government-to-Government Relations and Community Relations between Ramapough Lenape Nation and Tehir People and the States of New Jersey and New York to Protect Lands, Waters, Air, and Sacred Places Ramapough Lenape Nation  

ABQ-19-079

Referred to Budget Task Force Support for the National Park Service Terri Parr Wynecoop, Executive Director, ATNI

ABQ-19-080

Passed Tribal TANF Funding Delay Maryann McGovran, NCAI TANF Task Force, North Fork Rancheria of North Fork Indians of California Human Resources Indian Child & Family Welfare

ABQ-19-081

Passed

 

Calling on Congress to Immediately Enact Legislation to Provide Tribal Nations Tax Parity and Spur Tribal Economic Development Ron Allen, Chairman, Litigation & Governance Taxation

ABQ-19-082

Passed Support for Inclusion of Fish Passage Considerations in the Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement Analysis Rodney Cawston, Chair, Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation Land & Natural Resources - - 

ABQ-19-083

Passed

 

Support for Reconsideration of Allowing U.S. Tribal Representatives as Engaged Participatns in the Negotiation of the Columbia River Treaty Rodney Cawston, Chair, Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation Land & Natural Resources - - 

ABQ-19-084

Passed Calling on Congress to Provide Tax Fairness for Tribal Youth Henry Cagey Litigation & Governance Taxation

ABQ-19-085

Passed

 

Support for Tribal Nations of Alaska in Their Efforts to Fully Implement Child Welfare Compacts with the State of Alaska Sarah Kastelic, NICWA Human Resources Indian Child & Family Welfare

ABQ-19-086C

Passed Providign for the Success of Tribal Nations in the 2.5 Gigahertz Broadband Tribal Priority for Wireless Networks NCAI Technology & Telecommunications Subcommittee

ABQ-19-087C

Passed

 

Creating Tribal Opportunities for Partitioning, Disaggregation, and Leasing of Spectrum for Wireless Services in Indian Country NCAI Technology & Telecommunications Subcommittee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amended Resolutions from previous years:

 

Amended
Res #

Action

Resolution

Sponsor

Committee

Subcommittee

MSP-15-047

 

In Process of Amending

Standing in Support of our Two Spirit Relatives in our Communities and Nations

 

Human Resources

Health

SAC-06-048

In Process of Amending

Recommendation for VHA and IHS to Develop a Federal/Tribal Work Group to Examine Feasibility of Having VHA Serve CHS Patients; and for IHS to Serve as a VHA Provider of Care to AI/AN and non-Indian Veterans. 

 

Veterans

 

PDX-11-082

In process of Amending

 

To Secure through Prudent Means an Award of Executive Clemency for Leonard Peltier Leonard Foster Litigation & Governance Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns