National Congress of American Indians

The National Congress of American Indians is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities.

Available online: http://www.ncai.org/

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  • Tribal Issues: The National Congress of American Indians was founded in response to the emerging threat of termination. The founding members stressed the need for unity and cooperation among tribal governments and people for the security and protection of treaty and sovereign rights, while also committing to the betterment of the quality of life of native people.