Rob Capriccioso
9/5/14
Just a few months into his first term, President Barack Obama requested that all federal agencies develop “meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials.” On Nove...
Mark Trahant
9/1/14
Labor Day marks the beginning of the political campaign season. Sort of. If you live in a state with competitive races, then you have been watching TV ads for a long time...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/4/14
Around 100 people attending a public session on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ proposed new rules for federal recognition broke into spontaneous applause when Eastern Pequot Tribal ...
NCAI
7/23/14
President Barack Obama announced July 21 that the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has committed to lead a Native American Task Force to advance the important work of t...
Raina Thiele, White House Blog
7/22/14
On July 21, President Obama hosted a town hall session where he gave remarks to announce new commitments in support of the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative and engaged in dialo...
Steven Newcomb

Sixteen months ago, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) issued a “Tribal Leaders’ White Paper.” Dated February 28, 2013, the paper was drafted in preparation for the March 1-2 2013 North American Indian Peoples Caucus gathering at the Sycuan Resort in the Kumeyaay Nation Territory, w...

7/8/14
Steven Newcomb

On June 3, there was an informal meeting at the United Nations regarding the development of an “action oriented outcome document.” The document is scheduled to be formally adopted by the UN General Assembly at the end of a UN High Level Plenary Meeting that will take place this coming September a...

6/16/14
NCAI Release
6/13/14
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) applauds President Obama for upholding his ongoing commitment to tribal nations and Native peoples by travelling to the Standing Ro...
ICTMN Staff
6/4/14
Keith Harper, the Cherokee Nation citizen, who is most notable for his work on the Cobell settlement was confirmed as the United States human rights ambassador to the United Nation...
Rudolph C. Ryser

The US Department of State’s Bureau of Human Rights, Democracy and Labor invited American indigenous governments to a “consultation” on May 9. This meeting in Washington, D.C....

6/2/14

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