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May 2021

April 2021

March 2021

March 10, 2021

NCAI Hails Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Today, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) hailed Congressional passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a spending package containing roughly $1.9 trillion to help the country respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 4, 2021

Congresswoman Debra Haaland on the Verge of Making History as Secretary of Interior

Today the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources favorably reported the nomination of Congresswoman Debra Haaland (Pueblo of Laguna) to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. When she is confirmed by the full Senate, Congresswoman Haaland will become the first-ever tribal citizen to serve in the capacity of Cabinet secretary.

February 2021

February 10, 2021

Giving Opportunity: NCAI Wilma Mankiller Fellowship

Meet an NCAI Fellow: Ashley Hamilton (Ho-Chunk/Kickapoo) is a 2020 graduate of Harvard University. Upon completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology with honors and earning a secondary degree in Economics, she joined the National Congress of American Indians as a Wilma Mankiller Fellow.

January 2021

January 14, 2021

National Congress of American Indians Announces Investment from Lumina Foundation to Support its Tribal Civics Education Initiative and Education for Native Researchers

Today, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is pleased to announce its partnership with Lumina Foundation to support the expansion of tribally-designed and driven K-12 curriculum in public schools, as well as funding to support opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) college students who choose to pursue research careers.

January 8, 2021

NCAI Statement on Events This Week

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Administrative Board Officers met in response to the events surrounding the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and released the following statement.

December 2020

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