The NCAI was founded in 1944 in response to termination and assimilation policies that the United States forced upon the tribal governments in contradiction of their treaty rights and status as sovereigns. The National Congress of American Indians works to inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Founded in 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.
Dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples throughout the Americas. Offers an integrated program of advocacy, small grants, training and technical assistance, media experience and fiscal management.
A non-profit, inter-tribal organization that collectively represents its member Tribes at the regional and national level. Affiliates include twenty four federally recognized Tribes from Maine, to Florida, to Texas.