The Mohegan Tribe

EDUCATION

Relevant Links

USET - United South and Eastern Tribes

http://usetinc.org

United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. is a non-profit, inter-tribal organization that collectively represents its member Tribes at the regional and national level. USET has grown to include 24 federally recognized Tribes, operating through various workgroups and committees and providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information amongst Tribes, agencies and governments.

NCAI - National Congress of American Indians

http://www.ncai.org

The National Congress of American Indians was founded in 1944 and is the oldest and largest tribal government organization in the United States. NCAI serves as a forum for consensus-based policy development among its membership of over 250 tribal governments from every region of the country. NCAI's mission is to inform the public and the federal government on tribal self-government, treaty rights, and a broad range of federal policy issues affecting tribal governments.

Smithsonian Indian Museum

http://americanindian.si.edu

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian celebrates its Grand Opening on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, September 21, 2004. To promote the education of what Native Americans have suffered and achieved, the Mohegan Tribe made a $10 million donation to this project. Tribal Chairman Mark Brown called it a "monument to learning" and was appointed to the museum's board of trustees, giving Eastern tribes a voice in the project.

American Indian Arts & Crafts Board

http://www.doi.gov/iacb

The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, a separate agency located in the U.S. Department of the Interior, was created by Congress to promote the economic development of American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market.