This November, join NCAI in New Orleans, LA, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for the 80th Annual Convention & Marketplace, where attendees will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to protect and advance tribal sovereignty. Tribal leaders, NCAI members, Native youth, and partners from across Indian Country will gather in-person to discuss critical issues, develop strategy, and to embark upon a new era of Nation-to-Nation engagement. Additionally, attendees and the general public will be able to browse the Marketplace, which features a variety of booths ranging from artists to federal job recruiters and much more!
Sunday, November 12, 2023. • 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m CT
In this session, participants will engage in a day of learning and action on civic engagement in Indian Country. Speakers will cover topics such as youth action and local tribal advocacy efforts. This session will also include a workshop on Indigenous data sovereignty from co-hosts the Native BioData Consortium and the Indigenous Peoples’ Initiative. This workshop is free and open to the public. All attendees must register for the session. Participants will be provided lunch.
The general room block period to stay at one of the NCAI partner hotels has now concluded and all hotel rooms have sold out.
We genuinely appreciate those who have already secured their accommodations early. For attendees still seeking accommodations, NCAI suggests contacting nearby hotels directly and having your credit card details on hand for the booking process.
Here are additional nearby hotels for reference:
*These hotels are listed for your convenience only, rooms will be at a current market rate.
Thank you to everyone who registered, and we look forward to seeing you at conference!
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Standard Booth Spaces are still available and Prime Booth Spaces are available at a premium rate for vendors & sponsors.
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The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) will be hosting its 80th Annual Convention & Marketplace from November 12-17, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to the typical business of the Congress—including elections of NCAI leadership—the upcoming Convention will include a vote on proposed changes to the NCAI Constitution.
Click below to read communications from the Executive Committee to the NCAI membership about the proposed amendments to the NCAI Constitution:
NCAI Executive Committee’s letter (September 12, 2023)
NCAI Executive Committee’s letter (September 29, 2023)
Click the link below to learn about the Resolutions Process and to Submit your Resolution