29 Oct 2015

Brian Cladoosby, President of National Congress of American Indians , to visit NWIC on Friday, October 30

Brian Cladoosby, President of National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe, will be speaking to the POLS 319 class, Native American Fishing Rights, on Friday October 30, 2015  from 2:00 to 4:30 pm in the CAC building #7 on the Lummi campus. All students, staff, and interested community are invited to attend.

Brian Cladoosby serves as the 21st President of NCAI.  In October 2013 at NCAI’s 71st Annual Convention he was elected to serve his first term as President of the organization. He is currently the President of the Association of Washington Tribes and has previously served as an Area Vice President on the NCAI Board. Brian Cladoosby has served on the Swinomish Indian Senate, the governing body of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, since 1985.  He has served as the Chairman of the Swinomish Indian Senate since 1997.

For more information about this event please contact Laural Ballew, Department Chair for Tribal Government and Business Management Program, at lballew@nwic.edu

For more information about President Cladoosby, visit the NCAI website