The Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
is a federal agency funding tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
Actual services are provided by tribal governments, and public and private local agencies. ACF assists these organizations through funding, policy direction, and information services.Promotes the goal of social and economic self-sufficiency of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians,
and other Native American Pacific Islanders, including Native Samoans.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Native American Program
As a formal participant in the national historic preservation program, a tribe may assume official responsibility for a number of functions aimed at the preservation of significant historic properties. Those functions include identifying and maintaining inventories of culturally significant properties, nominating properties to national and tribal registers of historic places, conducting Section 106 reviews of Federal agency projects on tribal lands, and conducting educational programs
on the importance of preserving historic properties.
American Indians and Civil Rights
Tribal Issues, Resources, Civil Rights News
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund
Association on American Indian Affairs
Promoting the welfare of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting efforts to: sustain and perpetuate their cultures and languages; protect their sovereignty, constitutional, legal and human rights, and natural resources; and improve their health, education, and economic and community development.
Native American Constitution and Law
Providing access to the Tribal Constitutions,
Tribal Codes, and other legal documents.
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
In 1953, tribal leaders in the Northwest formed the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, and dedicated it to tribal sovereignty and self-determination. Today, ATNI is a nonprofit organization representing 43 Northwest tribal governments from Oregon, Idaho, Washington, southeast Alaska, Northern California and Western Montana.
Alaska Federation of Natives
The Alaska Native Knowledge Network is designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It has been established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaska Natives have acquired through cumulative experience over millennia.
Alaska Inter-Tribal Council
The Alaska Inter-Tribal Council was formed December of 1992. Representatives of 120 of the 226 federally recognized Alaskan Tribal governments met in Anchorage to formally adopt an Inter-Tribal Treaty and Constitution to govern the organization. Their goals are to defend Tribal rights and take a more active role in promoting Alaskan Tribal issues and affairs.
American Indian Higher Education Council
The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) was founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nation's first six Tribal Colleges, as an informal collaboration among member colleges. Today, AIHEC has grown to represent 31 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution.
AMERIND Risk Management Corporation
AMERIND?s mission is to be the premier American Indian risk management company providing culturally sensitive professional services and quality products that champion safe and secure living conditions, and contribute to economic opportunities in Indian Country.
Center for World Indigenous Studies
The Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) is an independent, non-profit [U.S. 501(c)(3)] research and education organization dedicated to wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous nations.
Indian Law Resource Center
The Indian Law Resource Center was founded and directed by Native Americans and is dedicated to protecting the right of indigenous peoples to live with dignity and respect according to the ways of their ancestors. Their principle goal is the survival of indigenous peoples, including protection of their land rights, environment, and right to self-determination.
The National Indian Law Library
is a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. Our mission is to develop and make accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and other information relating to Native Americans. NILL places special emphasis on fulfilling the information needs of Indian law advocates and others working on behalf of Native Americans.
The purpose of indianunity.org is to encourage Congress to understand and renew its historic relationship with America's Indian communities and create a climate of positive relationships for the future of Indian people and the United States.
to pursue and promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. Land-based agricultural resources are vital to the economic and social welfare
of many Native American and Alaskan Tribes.
Inter-Tribal Bison Association
ITBC is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) tribal organization and is committed to reestablishing buffalo herds on Indian lands in a manner that promotes cultural enhancement, spiritual revitalization, ecological restoration, and economic development. ITBC is governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of one tribal representative from each member tribe.
National Gambling Impact Study
This Commission conducted a comprehensive legal and factual study of the social and economic impacts of gambling on (1) federal, state, local, and Native American tribal governments; and (2) communities and social institutions including the individuals, families, and businesses which compose them
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Since its founding, NICWA has served hundreds of American Indian tribes throughout the country by helping to strengthen and enhance their capacity to deliver quality child welfare services.
National Indian Council on Aging
The ITC is a nation-wide consortium of Indian Since it was formed by a group of tribal chairmen in 1976, the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) has served as the nation's foremost non-profit advocate for the nation's (est.) 200,000 American Indian and Alaska Native elders. NICOA strives to better the lives of the nation's indigenous seniors through advocacy, employment training, dissemination of information, and data support.
National Indian Education Association
The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was founded in 1969 to give American Indians and Alaska Natives a national voice in their struggle to improve access to educational opportunity. NIEA is the largest and oldest Indian education organization in the nation and strives to keep Indian Country moving toward educational equity.
National Indian Gaming Association
The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) operates as a clearinghouse and educational, legislative and public policy resource for tribes, policymakers, and the public on Indian gaming issues and tribal community development. NIGA is an organization of over 160 sovereign Indian Nations as well as other non-voting associate members interested in the preservation of tribal sovereignty and protection of tribal economic rights in tribal gaming and economic development enterprises.
National Indian Health Board
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) represents Tribal Governments that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, as well as those that receive health care directly from the Indian Health Service.
American Indian Disability Technical Assistance Center
Supporting American Indians and Alaska Natives in their efforts to improve employment opportunities and vocational rehabilitation outcomes
wherever they live in the United States
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
NNAAPC's mission is to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians and to improve the quality of life for members of the communities infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
National Tribal Environmental Center
The National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC) was formed in 1991 as a membership organization dedicated to working with and assisting tribes in the protection and preservation of the reservation environment. NTEC's mission is to enhance each tribe's ability to protect, preserve and promote the wise management of air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations. NTEC membership is open to federally recognized tribes throughout the United States, and currently has 108 member tribes.
Native American Public Telecommunications
The mission of Native American Public Telecommunications is to inform, educate and encourage the awareness of tribal histories, cultures, languages, opportunities and aspirations through participation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in creating and employing all forms of educational and public telecommunications programs and services.
Native American Rights Fund
The Native American Rights Fund is a non-profit legal organization devoted to defending and promoting the legal rights of the Indian people. NARF attorneys, most of whom are Native Americans, defend tribes who otherwise cannot bear the financial burden of obtaining justice in the courts of the United States.
Alliance for Native American Indian Rights
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, is a non-profit, all-volunteer, intertribal organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Native American burial grounds and other culturally significant places.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alcohol and Drug Information
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Fire and Aviation Management
Council of Arizona, Inc.
Council of Nevada
Americans Fish and Wildlife Society
Indian Fisheries Commission
U.S. American Indian Chamber of Commerce
New Mexico American Indian Chamber of Commerce
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of California
Texas American Indian Chamber of Commerce
American Indian Chamber of Commerce Oklahoma
Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin
Indian Land Working Group (ILWG)
Indian Land Tenure Foundation
U.S. Geological Survey - Native Americans/Alaska Natives
U.S. Department of Energy - Tribal Energy Program
Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate
Federal Communications Commission Tribal Initiatives
National Conference of State Legislatures
Nevada Indian Commission
Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs
New Mexico Indian Affairs Department
Utah Division of Indian Affairs
Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission
State of North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs
South Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs
Alabama Indian Affairs Commission
Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns
Florida Governor's Council on Indian Affairs
Louisiana Governor's Office of Indian Affairs
Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs
North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission
South Dakota Tribal Government Relations
Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs
Idaho Council on Indian Affairs
Oregon Legislative Commission on Indian Services
Washington State Governor's Office of Indian Affairs
Nebraska Indian Affairs Commission
Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs
Virginia Council on Indians
Massachusetts Commission on Indian Affairs
New Jersey Commission On American Indian Affairs
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
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