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RECAP: National Congress of American Indians opens winter session (February 16, 2024)The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
AUDIO: State of Indian Nations 2024 (February 12, 2024)The National Congress of American Indians hosts the State of Indian Nations on February 12, 2024.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
National Congress of American Indians puts prized property on the market (December 8, 2022)The Embassy of Tribal Nations, the home of the National Congress of American Indians, is on the market.
Indian Country rallies as U.S. Supreme Court hears ICWA challenge (November 3, 2022)Indian Country will be out in force as the nation’s highest court weighs the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Lawsuit against National Congress of American Indians set for first hearing (October 20, 2022)A lawsuit against the National Congress of American Indians is finally getting its first hearing, some six months after it was filed.
National Congress of American Indians loses top executive after a year (August 15, 2022)The nation’s oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization has “parted ways” with its highest-ranking employee, who had been on the job for barely a year.
Longtime leader of Ponca Tribe resigns post amid conflicts with council (November 3, 2021)“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
Tribal community celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Nebraska (October 12, 2021)Tribal leaders, state officials and descendants of America’s first Native doctor celebrated the first Indigenous People’s Day in Nebraska.
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