Published May 18, 2018
KANSAS CITY– The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) returns to the Southern Plains Region with the 2018 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace (Mid Year) on June 3-6, 2018 at the Marriot Kansas City Downtown in Kansas City, Missouri.
NCAI Mid Year hosts the Pre Conference Data Institute and the 13thAnnual Tribal Leader Scholar Forum (TLSF) with the NCAI Policy Research Center (PRC). This year, the Mid Year Conference theme: Lighting the Way: Tribes Leading Change emphasizes the leadership tribal nations have established in the areas of tax, workforce development, juvenile justice, opioids, and the impact of the Native Vote on the mid-term elections. The TLSF focuses on research and data that helps tribal nations take action on policy and engage in strategic decision-making for stronger futures for their communities.