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Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Politics
Tribal leaders headed to Capitol Hill to push legislative priorities (09/16)
A fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar and Native language programs are high on the agenda.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority (09/12)
As President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe I would like to say kudos to the National Congress of American Indians for including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act as a priority legislative issue.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Rethinking the young millennial Native voters of 2014 (09/03)
I will admit a deep, dark secret. I am a baby boomer.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe refutes claim of support for NFL team (08/07)
Chairman Ronnie Thomas said the tribe supports NCAI and USET in their fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: National | Politics
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (07/24)
Gift of woven cedar hat represents tribes from the Pacific Northwest.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (07/22)
Raina Thiele of the White House recaps My Brother's Keeper event that included Native youth.

Filed Under: Politics
Colville Tribes choose Jim Boyd as leader for business council (07/11)
Jim Boyd rises to the top post after serving as vice chairman.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Governor's no-show at NCAI was embarrassing to Alaska (07/09)
Professor Jenny Bell-Jones wonders why Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) ignored the recent mid-year session of the National Congress of American Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Confusion over the right to self-determination (07/08)
Steven Newcomb dives into a National Congress of American Indians white paper on self-determination.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Blackfeet man who supports NFL team has problem with 'Chiefs' (07/07)
Family members are divided over a logo supposedly designed by a former Blackfeet chairman.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Governor's no-show at NCAI conference spurs ethics complaint (06/26)
Alaska Native candidate accuses the governor of ignoring Native people.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
FedEx facing more pressure to end relationship with NFL team (06/25)
Section of stadium is named for former of team who refused to allow African Americans on his roster.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Washington NFL team remains defiant after losing trademarks (06/19)
Another court battle awaits young Native activists who proved the team's marks are disparaging.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Sports
Musician urges team name change as NCAI video makes waves (06/11)
Lifelong fan of team supports message behind the Proud to Be video.

Filed Under: National | Politics
DOJ to consult tribes about polling locations in Indian Country (06/10)
Locations would be chosen by tribes to provide more convenient polling places.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell attorneys schedule meetings with beneficiaries in Alaska (06/09)
Final payment from $3.4 billion settlement remains delayed.

Filed Under: National
National Congress of American Indians hosts midyear in Alaska (06/09)
The event takes place at the Dena‘ina Center in Anchorage.

Filed Under: Law | National
Attorney General Holder to speak at tribal consultation meeting (06/04)
The last time a sitting attorney general was in Bismarck was at an NCAI meeting in 1963.

Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Tribes praise confirmation of Keith Harper to ambassador post (06/04)
Cherokee Nation citizen is the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve as an ambassador.

Filed Under: Opinion
NCAI Presidents: Confirm Keith Harper to ambassador-rank job (05/29)
Six present and former NCAI presidents support confirmation of Keith Harper, Cherokee Nation citizen.

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