July 5, 2012
Advocating and Protecting Native Women; NCAI Violence Against Women Task Force Leads VAWA Meetings on Capitol Hill
NCAI’s prominent female leaders and advocates for protecting Native women came to Washington, D.C. from across Indian Country to deliver a powerful message to decision makers on Capitol Hill: protect Native women and pass VAWA now.
May 10, 2012
Keel Op-Ed: VAWA tribal provisions are constitutionally sound
NCAI President Jefferson Keel's opinion-editorial outlined the constitutionality of VAWA's tribal provisions.
May 9, 2012
VAWA Update: House Judiciary Committee Passes VAWA Bill Without Key Tribal Provisions
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee marked up and passed the Adams (R-FL) version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), H.R. 4970.
May 8, 2012
Keel Op-Ed: Student Loan Interest Rates
Stopping the Student Loan Interest Hike Is Critical for Indian Country, Too
May 1, 2012
President Keel Meets with UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya
NCAI President Jefferson Keel delivered remarks at a two-day conference and consultation with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, James Anaya, titled “The Significance of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”
May 1, 2012
Action Alert: H.R. 4348 and S. 1813 Transportation Bills
H.R. 4348 and S. 1813 Transportation Bills- Senate and House Conferees Scheduled to Meet Next Week
April 28, 2012
NCAI Discusses VAWA Tribal Provisions on National TV
Executive Director Jacqueline Pata discusses the tribal provisions of VAWA on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
April 25, 2012
Special Rapporteur Anaya Kicks-off Official Visit at Embassy of Tribal Nations
James Anaya, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples hosted discussions with tribal leaders at Embassy of Tribal Nations.
April 23, 2012
Take Action: Protect Native Women - Support The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
Find out how YOU can support the Violence Against Women Act legislation today, and advocate for the safety of all Native women.
April 2, 2012
Safety for Indian Women –The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
Immediate passage of S.1925, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, is critical to the safety of Native women. NCAI calls for the immediate passage of S.1925.
March 23, 2012
Health Care Reform Moves Indian Country Forward
National Indian Organizations Release First Year Review of Health Care Legislation
February 15, 2012
NCAI Releases FY 2013 Budget Analysis
NCAI released an initial analysis of the FY 2013 Budget as proposed by the Obama Administration. The report details proposed investments and reductions in Indian Country priorities and programs.
April 1, 2011
OPINION: Don’t Be Played the Fool; It’s about Sovereignty
An Old Joke Being Played on Indian Country, Again NCAI President Jefferson Keel's opinion piece about a misinformed member of the media calling for the elimination of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The opinion piece ran on the Indian Country Today Media Network.