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National Congress of American Indians President Delivers the 2014 State of Indian Nations Address

By Danielle Brutus, Spring 2014 Education Fund Intern The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) recently held its annual State of Indian Nations convening to discuss the current state of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities. President Brian Cladoosby … Continue reading

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NCAI Releases ‘Proud To Be’ Video, Calls on Washington Football Team to Change its Name

By Aurora Arop, Spring 2014 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) released a short video leading up to the Super Bowl to highlight ongoing efforts to change the name of the Washington, D.C. football … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Inhumane Treatment of Prisoners in Solitary Confinement; Native American Tribes in Harmful Proximity to Coal-Burning Plants; Lasting Power of the NAACP

Compiled by Tori Kim, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Destroying the Soul (Opinion) Colin Dayan Washington Post In this opinion article, Dayan strongly denounces the practice of solitary confinement and the existence of Supermax facilities, which isolate … Continue reading

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