NICOA’s board of directors is comprised of enrolled members American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and are 55 years of age or older.
On October 3, 2017 Adele Mihesuah, a member of NICOA’ s Board of Directors, was honored at the Oklahoma AARP Indian Elders Honors for her contributions to her tribal nation, state, and community. We not only want to share this information with everyone, but also celebrate Adele’s award and accomplishments. Adele stated that, “There is […]
The first National Indian Conference on Aging was sponsored by the National Tribal Chairman’s Association (NTCA) in Phoenix, Arizona on June 15-17, 1976. Close to 1,500 American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people representing 171 tribes came together to speak of their needs and present recommendations for action to improve the quality of their lives. […]