The North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs was created in 1971 by the North Carolina General Assembly in response to the requests of concerned Indian citizens from across the state. The Commission was established pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes 143B-404 through 143B-411.
The Commission has eight statutory duties outlined in its enabling legislation as follows:
The Commissions goals include:
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