Watch State of Indian Nations Address LIVE from Washington Today

image002 (1)WASHINGTON – Today, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) will present the State of Indian Nations to members of Congress, tribal leaders, and the American public.

Each year, the President of the National Congress of American Indians presents the State of Indian Nations address to members of Congress, government officials, tribal leaders and citizens, and the American public. The speech outlines the goals of tribal leaders, the opportunities for success and advancement of Native peoples, and priorities to advance our nation-to-nation relationship with the United States.

Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians

Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians

NCAI President Brian Cladoosby will deliver the State of Indian Nations live from the Knight Studios at the Newseum in Washington, DC today beginning at 1:00 p.m. – EST.

Those wishing to watch from home may do so here.

Brian Cladoosby serves as the 21st President of NCAI.  In October 2013 at NCAI’s 71st Annual Convention, he was elected to serve his first term as President of the organization. He is currently the President of the Association of Washington Tribes and has previously served as an Area Vice President on the NCAI Board. Brian Cladoosby has served on the Swinomish Indian Senate, the governing body of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, since 1985.  He has served as the Chairman of the Swinomish Indian Senate since 1997.

Immediately following, Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) will provide a Congressional Response. The floor will then be opened up to questions from press, the live audience, and those watching

WHAT:

2014 State of Indian Nations address

Delivered by President Brian Cladoosby

WHEN:

Thursday, January 30th

EVENT SCHEDULE

9:30am – Doors Open

10:15am – Doors Close

10:20am – Invocation

10:30am – State of Indian Nations

11:00am – Congressional Response

11:15am – Question & Answer Session

11:45am – Closing Remarks

WHERE:

Knight Studios

Newseum

Washington, DC

*Use the C Street Entrance

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