Tag Archives: National Congress of American Indians
Organizations Supporting Native Education
These organizations have made it their mission to help improve access to education for Native American youth: TeachHub, NCAI, AIHEC, AIEF.
Say What? Free Native Housing Isnâ€™t Free?
Not only do Native Americans pay for housing… their housing and living conditions are considered some of the worst in the United States.
DNA Testing for Native Ancestry
DNA testing for Native ancestry. genetic markers cannot perfectly predict whether someone is Native and they certainly cannot test or predict a specific tribe.
The Controversy over Keystone XL Pipeline
There is still much talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline and the controversy surrounding the construction of this transcontinental oil behemoth. Some argue for its construction as they say it will create pipeline jobs and boost local economies from Canada to Mexico, while others say no price tag can cover the harmful emissions and catastrophic […]
Federal Shutdown Affects Indian Tribes
Federal shutdown impacts tribes already hard hit by sequestration, budget cuts, and underfunding of treaty obligaitons.
Be the Shift, Be the Native Vote
The NCAI is working with Rock the Vote to encourage and assist Native Americans with their voter registration and right to vote.