Metrolina Native American Association

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The Metrolina Native American Association (MNAA) is a Native American community association in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. MNAA is a North Carolina state-recognized Urban Indian Center.[1]

Incorporated in January 1976 by local Native Americans as a non-profit education advocacy group, the MNAA and has grown to encompass child care, employment, and age-based community programs. It is the second oldest Urban Indian Center in North Carolina.[2]

The organization serves over 10,000 Native Americans in Mecklenburg and the surrounding counties. Since its inception in 1976, the organizations hosts an annual powwow and cultural festival.[3]


  1. ^ "Tribes and Organizations". North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs. Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  2. ^ "North Carolina American Indian History Time Line". North Carolina Museum of History. Retrieved 2007-05-25.
  3. ^ "History". Metrolina Native American Association. Retrieved 2010-09-15.

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