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
Gabriel S. Galanda

On April 18, 2014, National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby wrote U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry....

5/29/14
Rob Capriccioso
5/27/14
President Barack Obama is reportedly making good on his promise to visit Indian country in 2014...
Cedric Sunray

“NCAI condemns Donald Sterling’s appalling comments regarding African Americans. There is no place in modern society for that kind of hatred and discrimination....

5/21/14
Rob Capriccioso
5/15/14
The Senate voted unanimously May 14 to confirm Diane Humetewa to become a judge for the U.S...
Steven Newcomb

When people these days discuss the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, they have no idea that 70 years ago, just before the end of World War II, such a document was already being envisioned....

5/14/14
Brian Cladoosby, NCAI president
5/13/14
Last week, the nation suffered a great loss as Billy Frank, Jr. walked on. There is no better example of what it means to be a modern tribal leader than Billy...

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