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American Indian Studies: Local, National, & Tribal Organizations


Local Organizations

Local Organizations

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW-FACC)
Promote economic development in WI Indian country via American Indian entrepreneurs

Gerald L. Ignance Indian Health Center
Improve the health, peace, and welfare of Milwaukee's urban Indian community

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
Represents eleven Ojibwe tribes with hunting, fishing and gathering treaty rights

Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center
Advance the Wisconsin Idea by exporting Law in Action to American Indian Tribes

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
Support member tribes in expanding sovereignty and self-determination

Indian Community School
Private K-8 school serving urban American Indian students and their families

Indian Council of the Elderly, Inc. (no link)

Native American Tourism of Wisconsin
Promote tourism featuring Native American heritage and culture

Wisconsin Indian Education Association
Promote and support education and opportunities for American Indian people in WI

Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council's Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations
Issues of American Indians and tribes in WI; develop recommendations, legislative proposals 

National and Tribal Policy Organizations

National and Tribal Policy Organizations

American Indian and Alaska Native Health

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
Leadership on public policy for American Indian higher education 

Council of Energy Resource Tribes
Advice and support for Tribes in developing and sustaining long-term energy goals

Diné CARE: Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment

EPA: Tribal

First Nations Development Institute
Restore Native control and culturally-compatible stewardship to their assets

Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Serve American Indian nations and people in recovery and control of homelands

Indian Law Resource Center
Non-profit and advocacy org; legal assistance to Indian and Alaska Native nations

Intertribal Agriculture Council
Promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources

Intertribal Timber Council
Improve the management of natural resources for Native American communities

National American Indian Court Judges Association
Strengthen and enhance tribal justice systems

National American Indian Housing Council
Provide culturally relevant and quality affordable housing for native people

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Assist in creating/developing businesses for Native communities

National Conference of State Legislatures State-Tribal Institute

National Congress of American Indians
Inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of Natives

National Indian Child Welfare Association
Address child abuse and neglect 

National Indian Council on Aging
Advocate for improved, comprehensive health and social services to Native Elders

National Indian Education Association
Increase educational opportunities and resources for Native students

National Indian Gaming Association
Represent organizations, tribes, and businesses engaged in tribal gaming 

National Indian Health Board
Presents Tribal perspectives; supports Indian health care issues

National Indian Justice Center
Legal education, research, and technical assistance to improve Native communities

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
Programs to help promote education about HIV/AIDS

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society
Conservation, protection, and enhancement of their fish and wildlife resources

Native American Rights Fund
Assert and defend the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals

Small Business Administration: Native American-owned businesses

Tribal Court Clearinghouse 
Project of the Tribal Law and Policy Institute;links to federal and native organizations