Don’t miss out on ENLS2018 this Summer! ENLS is a program that takes some of the best and the brightest Native American emerging leaders and gives them knowledge and tools to stand out amongst the rest. This is a program for individuals who dream to push themselves to be the best Tribal Leader, Project Manager, CEO, or Entrepreneur they can be.

NACA puts together a great program that provides training on the topics of Business Basics, Understanding Industry, and Indian Law and Advocacy. The trainings are provided by subject matter experts in each respective field. This is the chance to develop and sharpen your skills and learn the most up to date information to impact your success in business. Along with trainings, you will hear from keynote speakers and attend a networking reception with hill staff, business leaders, and local organization leadership.

We look forward to working with you. Come and be a part of this phenomenal program to learn and workshop with your peers!

For additional information please reach out to Chelsea E. Fish at


Registration Costs


NACA Members – NOW $500!

Non-Members – NOW $1000!

* A limited number of scholarships will be available to support students in attending the Summit. 

Location & Date



July 17-19, 2018: American Psychology Association/Native American Contractors Association 9th Floor Conference Center 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 

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Need any additional assistance booking your stay?
Call Yeego Travel  at 202-322-4260 or email Jared King at

Scholarship Information

ENLS2018 Agenda Coming Soon!

Check out the 2017 agenda for a peek into the program… View Draft Agenda




Who is eligible to attend ENLS2018?

Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian college students, young professionals, and managers between the ages of 18 and 26. If currently a student, the student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to participate.

How many attendees can I send?

The event accepts up to 30 participants. Sign up early to secure your spot.

What is the cost of the ENLS2018 program?

NACA Members: $500
Non-NACA Members: $1000

Payable by check or credit card.

Cost includes materials, programming, breakfast, lunch, and reception.

What does the Scholarship Cover?



The Scholarships provided by NACA will cover the full cost of the event. This includes transportation to DC, hotel accommodations, registration and meals during training sessions. The scholarship does not cover dinner meals and transportation costs around the DC area.

Do I have to register and get reimbursed if I am awarded a scholarship?

You do not have to be registered for the summit to be considered for a scholarship. If you would like to guarantee your spot in the Summit, you can register ahead of time and be reimbursed upon scholarship award.

Who do I contact with additional questions?

Please contact Chelsea Fish at

2018 ENLS Scholarship Information Request

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This event is supported by our NACA ENLS Sponsors and Partners: