Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Robert Holden

Robert Holden, is of Choctaw and Chickasaw descent and is Deputy Director of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the oldest and largest national tribal government advocacy organization in the country, located in Washington, D.C..  Mr. Holden currently works on American Indian and Alaska Native veteran issues, and monitors tribal participation in homeland security and emergency management matters to ensure tribal inclusion in federal funding, programmatic and national strategy development.  His past work includes coordinating tribal workgroups in drafting of the U.S. Department of Defense American Indian and Alaska Native Policy, and revising the U.S. Department of Energy American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Policy to ensure cultural resource protection compliance and trust responsibility requirements to tribal governments, lands and peoples are met.


Presentations from Facing Race 2014

Race on the playing field

Sports is one of America's most visible and profitable cultural arenas. From low-wage labor in billion-dollar stadiums to racist team names and defiant owners, it's also the place where some of our most hotly contested political issues play out. On this panel, we'll talk about the issues that are shifting our sports landscape.

Speakers: David Zirin, Robert Holden, Jamilah King, Jeff Chang