2020 Photos and Videos

Summit Photos

2020 Summit Photo Sunday

2020 Summit Photo Monday

2020 Summit Photo Tuesday

2020 Summit Photo Wednesday

2020 Summit Photo Thursday

Professional Headshots

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General Session Videos

Day One - Monday

Welcome Remarks | Stephen Roe Lewis, Governor, Gila River Indian Community

Keynote | James Anderson, Native America's Success Speaker

Blessing | Urban Giff

Luncheon Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED and Derrick Watchman, Chairman, Board of Directors, NCAIED

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President & CEO, American Indian College Fund


Day Two - Tuesday

Honor Guard

Opening Welcome Remarks | Derrick Watchman, Chairman, Board of Directors, NCAIED

Welcome & Opening Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED

Cabinet Remarks | The Honorable Jovita Carranza, 26th Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

Remarks | Henry Childs II, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks: IllumiNative | Crystal Echo Hawk, Executive Director, IllumiNative

Keynote: Building Bridges of Opportunity | Martin Sensmeier, Actor & Producer

Welcome Remarks | Richard G. Sneed, 28th Principal Chief, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Welcome Remarks | Dawson Her Many Horses, Senior Vice President and Native American Business Leader, Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo

Remarks | Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, Former Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission and Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

Remarks | Stephen Buffalo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Indian Resource Council (IRC)

Data Deserts, Research and Policy Change in Indian Country | Casey Winn Lozar, Vice President and Director, Center for Indian Country Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Luncheon Closing Remarks

Award | American Indian Leadership Award

Award | Tribal Gaming Visionary Award

Native Art Segment


Day Three - Wednesday

Award | Tim Wapato Public Advocate of the Year Award

Luncheon Welcome and Blessing

Luncheon Welcome Remarks & Master of Ceremony | Lilian Sparks Robinson, Owner and CEO, Wopila Consulting, LLC and Board Member & Treasurer, NCAIED

Luncheon Welcome Remarks | The Honorable Jeannie Hovland, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans (ANA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

8th Generation Presentation


Day Four - Thursday

Luncheon Blessing

Luncheon Remarks | Richard Jefferies, Chair, Te Ohu Whai Ao Trust

Luncheon Remarks | The Honorable James E. Campos, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of Energy

Corporate Advocate of the Year Award | Holland & Knight, Award Recipient

American Indian Business of the Year Award | Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC), Award Recipient


RES 2020 Closing Remarks | Chris James, President and CEO, NCAIED


Event Coverage Videos

Sunday/Monday Recap

Tuesday Recap

Wednesday Recap

RES 2021

Native American Bank

The Kodiak Brown Bear Center

Interviews with Congressional Representatives

NCAIED A Year in Review

Native Edge Institute San Diego

Native Edge Institute Washington, D.C.

RES Pitch

Tocabe, An American Indian Eatery

NCAIED 2019 Forty Under Forty Award Celebration

Youth Business Plan

Summit Information

March 11-14, 2024
Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, NV


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