NCAI Tribal Unity Impact Days

Date: Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 11, 2019

Where: Washington, DC

About the Event:


Tribal Leader Briefing
Tuesday, September 10
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
Dirksen Senate Office Building – Room 628, Washington, DC 20510

The Impact Days’ Tribal Leader Briefing is a great opportunity to hear from members of Congress regarding the work they are doing for Indian Country and for tribal leaders to advocate for tribal priorities on Capitol Hill.

Check-in for this event will begin at 8:30 a.m. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. and tentatively end at 1:00 p.m.

To register, please click here.

Note: This registration form does not send a confirmation email.

A draft agenda is included below:

NCAI Contact: Brittany Habbart, Wilma Mankiller Fellow,

Violence Against Women Act 25th Anniversary Reception

Tuesday, September 10
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EDT
National Indian Gaming Association, 224 2nd St SE, Washington, DC 20003 

NCAI and the National Indian Gaming Association will be co-hosting a reception in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Reserve your spot here.

Hill Meetings
September 10 - 11
Tuesday, 1:30 – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, ALL DAY

During Impact days, NCAI conducts hill visits on key priority issues. Interested attendees are welcome to join these meetings on the following issues and will receive a briefing packet:

·         Advance Appropriations & Budget
·         Restoring Tribal Homelands (Clean Carcieri Fix)
·         VAWA
·         Infrastructure
·         Opposition to S. 440, the PACED Act
·         Health
·         Cultural Protection
·         Must-Pass Tribal Bills

o   Tribal HUD-VASH – S. 257 & H.R. 2999
o   Esther Martinez Reauthorization – H.R. 912 & S.256
o   Progress Act – S. 209 & H.R. 2031
o   Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act – S. 212 & H.R. 1937
o   Native American Business Incubators Act – S. 294 & H.R. 1900

If your delegation expressed interest in a topic during registration, a member of the NCAI staff may invite you to join their meeting. Outside of planned events, all attendees are encouraged to schedule additional Hill visits on issues impacting your respective nations.

Twenty-Five Years of VAWA: Honoring our Native Women Survivors
Wednesday, September 11
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. EDT
House Triangle at the U.S. Capitol (Outside of the Capitol at the southeast corner of the Capitol grounds near the Capitol Visitors Center. You do not need to enter the building or go through security.)

NCAI and the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center will co-host this event on the Capitol grounds to honor Native women survivors of violence. House Native American Caucus Co-Chairs, Deb Haaland and Tom Cole will attend this event.




The Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Room Rate: 15% off hotel's best available rate online
Cut off date: Open and subject to availability
To reserve online, click here


Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC 20005
Room Rate: $269.00/night plus tax
Cut off date: Monday, August 12, 2019. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability.
To book by phone, call 800-424-1140 and reference "NCAI Impact Days." To reserve online, click here.