American Indian Chamber of Commerce

NCAI Leadership Invited to Oct. 14th Chamber Luncheon to Discuss National Issues

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona with Eagle Sponsor the Navajo Nation presents  the October 14th. National Congress of America Indians, otherwise known as NCAI, has been invited to speak at the chamber’s October 14th networking luncheon to discuss national issues facing American Indians and tribes. The luncheon will be held at the Heard Museum, located at 2301 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, just a few miles north of the convention center.









President Brian Cladoosy         Executive Director Jacqueline Pata

Luncheon details:

Heard Muesum, 2301 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at 12:15 p.m.







The Navajo Nation is an Eagle Sponsor for the luncheon and Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye will be attending and will give the opening remarks.

Lt. Governor Monica Antone will be attending and will represent the Gila River Indian Community.

Arizona Senator Catherine Miranda, (Az-Dist. 27) of the Arizona State Legislature will also be attending.






NCAI is one of the largest American Indian membership organizations in the country will be holding its 73rd Annual Conference and Marketplace at the Phoenix Convention Center from October 9th to the morning of October 14th. Over 4,000 people are expected for the 5 day convention.

Invited are the President of NCAI, Mr. Brian Cladoosby, Executive Director Jacqueline Pata, the NCAI executive board and the NCAI Area Vice Presidents, including Mr. Joe Garcia, a former president of NCAI.

Since NCAI will be closing their convention on Friday at noon, the luncheon will be start 15 minutes later to give time for NCAI leaders to arrive at the museum.

NCAI leaders will discuss national issues facing American Indians and tribal governments.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity for American Indian individuals and organizations that serve American Indians to learn about national issues. Leadership for NCAI routinely meets with congressional leaders to convey the needs of Indian tribes.

The admission is $20 for chamber members and $30 for non-chamber members. Exhibitor tables are available for the luncheon at a cost of $100.00, and exhibitors will receive two registrations, and their organization logo on the announcements.

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