Native American Organizations

American Indian Archaeological Institute (AIAI)

38 Curtis Rd.
P. O. Box 1260
Washington Green, CT 06793-0260
203-868-1649 Fax

Provides information on the Northeastern woodlands tribes of the United States including a 2000 volume library and museum center.

American Indian College Fund (AICF)

217 E. 85th St., Ste. 201
New York, N.Y. 10028
212-734-5118 Fax

Helps fund tribally-controlled colleges.

American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE)

11675 S.W. 66th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97223
503-620-2743 Fax

Represents American Indian owned firms on a national level. Encourages students in the field.

American Indian Culture Research Center (AICRC)

Box 98
Blue Cloud Abbey
Marvin, South Dakota 57251

Aids in educating the non-Indian public about the philosophy of Native American people and assists in rebuilding communities.

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)

4520 Montgomery Blvd., NE, Ste. 1-B
Alburquerque, New Mexico 87109

Provides scholarship assistance.

American Indian Health Care Association (AIHCA)

245 E. 6th St., Ste. 499
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Assists urban health care centers in management and education.

American Indian Heritage Foundation (AIHF)

6051 Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA 22044

Educates non-Indians on cultural heritage of Native Americans. Maintains a museum and 250 volume library.

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

513 Capitol Court NE. Ste. 100
Washington, DC 20002
202-544-4084 Fax

Organization of tribally controlled colleges in the United States and Canada.

American Indian Historical Society (AIHS)

1493 Masonic Avenue
San Francisco, Calif. 94117

Offers support for educational and cultural programs.

American Indian Library Association (AILA)

c/o American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Dedicated to providing assistance to Native Americans in library services.

American Indian Registry for the Performing Arts (AIRPA)

1717 N. Highland, Ste. 614
Los Angeles, Calif. 90028

Organization of American Indian performers and technical personnel in the entertainment field.

American Indian Research and Development (AIRD)

2424 Springer Dr., Ste. 200
Norman, Okla. 73069
405-364-5464 Fax

Seeks to improve the quality of education for the gifted Native American student.

American Indian Science and Education Center

1085 14th St., Ste. 1506
Boulder, Colorado 80302

Provides educational assistance and maintains a 1500 volume library.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

E-mail addresses

1085 14th St., Ste. 1506
Boulder, Colorado 80302
303-492-7090 Fax
Emo Notah
Winds of Change
Jim DeNomie
Norbert Hill
not sure if this address is activated yet
Corporate Affairs/Fund Raising Dept
Ime Salazar
Jim Chastain
Sonya Sandoval
(Roberta Manuelito can also be reached at this address)
Books/Merchandise Dept
Dick Pierce
Research and SACAI Groups
John Hoover

Motivates students to pursue graduate studies in the field. Offers scholarships.

American Native Press Research Association (ANPRA)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Dept. of English
2801 S. University Ave.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

Promotes research concerning the American Native Press.

Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO)

3508 Garfield St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Helps in establishing self help programs in education, health, housing, job development and training opportunities.

ARROW, Incorporated (Americans for Restitution and Rightings of Old Wrongs)

1000 Connecticut Ave., NW, Ste. 1206
Washington, DC 20036

Seeks to improve standard of living for Native Americans.

Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA)

245 5th Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10016

Provides legal and technical assistance to tribes in education, health, and economic development.

Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP)

Bldg. D
10015 S. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159

Organization of American Indian Physicians that encourages Native youth in the health profession.

Association of Community Tribal Schools (ACTS)

c/o Dr. Roger Bordeaux
616 4th Ave., W.
Sisseton, South Dakota 57262-1349

Advocates Indian self-determination and tribally controlled schools.

Cherokee National Historical Society (CNHS)

P. O. Box 515
Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74465

Preserves history and tradition of the Cherokee people and assists in educating the general public.

Coalition for Indian Education (CIA)

3620 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Ste. 206
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

Organization of Native American educators working to provide quality education.

Concerned American Indian Parents (CAIP)

CUHCC Clinic
2016 16th Ave., S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Seeks to improve racist conditions that face Native American children.

Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT)

1999 Broadway, Ste. 2600
Denver, Colorado 80202

Provides technical assistance to tribes owning energy resources.

Council for Indian Education (CIE)

517 Rimrock Rd.
Billings, MT 59102

Seeks to improve education for Native Americans.

Council for Native American Indians (CNAIP)

280 Broadway, Ste. 316
New York, NY 10007

Organization of individuals interested in philosophy and teachings of the earlier indigenous groups. Conducts research.

First Nations Development Institute (FNDI)

69 Kelley Road
Falmouth, VA 22405

Helps tribes achieve self-sufficiency by promoting economic development and commercial enterprise.

Gathering of Nations

P. O. Box 75102, Sta. 14
Albuquerque, NM 87120-1269

Promotes the expression of Native American culture and religion.

Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA)

122 La Veta Drive NE, Ste. B
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Promotes, preserves, protects the understanding of authentic American Indian arts and crafts.

The Taino Inter-Tribal Council Inc.


The Taino Tribal Council of Jatibonuco