National Congress of American
Indians Celebrates Its 70th
Anniversary
By Mark Macarro
Introduction
 For more than a decade, Mark Macarro has
led the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians as
the tribal chairman. S...
About the National Congress of
American Indians
 Founded in 1944 in Denver, the National
Congress of American Indians (NC...
Conclusion
 For the past 70 years, the NCAI has
maintained a commitment to uniting
tribal people and governments in order...
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National Congress of American Indians Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary

For more than a decade, Mark Macarro has led the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians as the tribal chairman. Since 2002, Mark Macarro has worked to maintain the culture of the Pechanga people while at the same time establishing and strengthening their economic and political standing. Aside from his responsibilities as tribal chairman, Mr. Macarro serves as cofounder of the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival and a board member of the National Indian Gaming Association. He is also a former alternate area vice president of the Pacific region for the National Congress of American Indians, a position he held from 2007 to 2009.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. National Congress of American Indians Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary By Mark Macarro
  • 2. Introduction  For more than a decade, Mark Macarro has led the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians as the tribal chairman. Since 2002, Mark Macarro has worked to maintain the culture of the Pechanga people while at the same time establishing and strengthening their economic and political standing. Aside from his responsibilities as tribal chairman, Mr. Macarro serves as cofounder of the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival and a board member of the National Indian Gaming Association. He is also a former alternate area vice president of the Pacific region for the National Congress of American Indians, a position he held from 2007 to 2009.
  • 3. About the National Congress of American Indians  Founded in 1944 in Denver, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is kicking off its 70th anniversary celebration at its Annual Convention and Marketplace, which is scheduled to take place October 13-18, 2013, at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The convention is the first of a series of events scheduled to commemorate the NCAI’s 70th year. The convention will feature plenary sessions, caucus meetings, a gala banquet, and the NCAI’s annual golf tournament.
  • 4. Conclusion  For the past 70 years, the NCAI has maintained a commitment to uniting tribal people and governments in order to preserve their sovereign rights and to improve their quality of life. The organization also seeks to provide the appropriate services and programs to the American Indian people and to educate the general public regarding American Indian culture, religion, and way of life.

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