Native America Today: A Guide to Community Politics and Culture
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National Congress of American Indians
The NCAI was founded in 1944 and has been working to inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives. This website provides coverage of current policy issues as well as information about education, health, economic development, and the environment as it relates to Native Americans.
Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
This web site has text of hearings, current issues information including text of introduced bills, press releases, and additional information of current interest.
Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) responsibility is the administration and management of 55.7 million acres of land held in trust by the United States for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives. There are 561 federal recognized tribal governments in the United States. Developing forestlands, leasing assets on these lands, directing agricultural programs, protecting water and land rights, developing and maintaining infrastructure and economic development are all part of the agency's responsibility. In addition, the Bureau of Indian Affairs provides education services to approximately 48,000 Indian students.