American Indian Urban Organizations

Cumberland County Association for Indian People

Cumberland County Association for Indian PeopleThe Cumberland County Association for Indian People (CCAIP) enhances self-determination and self-sufficiency as it relates to the socio-economic development, legal and political well-being of Native Americans in Cumberland County. Fostering healthier choices is one of many areas the CCAIP Board works on to improve the lives of its members.

Gladys Hunt, Executive Director
Roy Maynor, Chair
2173 Downing Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: 910-483-8442     Fax: 910-483-8742
Email: ccaip@netzero.net / huntsgkids@aol.com

Guilford Native American Association

Guilford Native American AssociationThe Guilford Native American Association is a Native American community association in Guilford County. It is a North Carolina State-recsgnized American Indian Organization, and is a United Way referral agency.

Incorporated in September 1975 by local parents as a non-profit education advocacy group, the association has grown to encompass child care, employment, and age-based community programs. It is the oldest American Indian urban association in North Carolina and one of the oldest organizations of its kind in the United States.

Rick Oxendine, Executive Director
Frances Stewart Lowry, Chair
Physical: 1155 Revolution Mill Dr., Studio #10, Greensboro, NC 27405
Mailing: PO Box 5623, Greensboro, NC 27435
Phone: 336-273-8686     Fax: 336-273-2925
Email: roxbuddy58@gmail.com

Metrolina Native American Association

Metrolina Native American AssociationThe Metrolina Native American Association promotes cultural awareness and economic development, provides job training and placement, and provides for the well being of American Indians.

Our community is served through culture enrichment classes, employment training, work experience opportunities and economic development assistance to help promote and preserve self-sufficiency and self-determination. All activities are coordinated with other Indian organizations and programs in the state.

Rebecca LaClaire, Chair
8001 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: 704-891-2610

Triangle Native American Society

Triangle Native American SocietyTriangle Native American Society (TNAS) was incorporated in 1984 to promote and protect the identity of Native Americans living in Wake and surrounding counties by providing educational, social and cultural programs.

It was granted official state recognition in 2000 by the N.C. Commission of Indian Affairs and serves as the official governing body for the Native American population in the Triangle area.

TNAS seeks to foster a local Native community while bridging the various cultural and traditional practices members bring from their respective home tribal communities.

Kerry D. Bird, President
Physical: 2405 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27614
Mailing: PO Box 26841, Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: 919-996-9822