North American Indian Center of Boston Grandparents' Resource Guide

Cultural Resources

Native pride is a foundation for our children to be able to grow into strong and healthy adults physically, emotionally and spiritually. But it can be hard to define in a city so full of diversity and other distractions. You can take advantage of the resources that connect your family to your culture.


  • North American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB)

    105 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

    Providing a cultural base and a wide range of social services to support American Indian families and individuals in the greater Boston area.

  • Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness (MCNAA)

    Provides support for basic needs, college related expenses, and cultural and spiritual enrichment to American Indians who are residents of Massachusetts. Website contains a comprehensive list of powwows and American Indian social and spiritual events.

  • Massachusetts Commission on Indian Affairs

    100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114

    As a liaison to city, state and federal agencies, the Commission assists tribal councils, American Indian organizations, and American Indian individuals in the areas of social services, education, employment opportunities, health, housing, civil rights, legal aid, treaties, legislation, and any other rights or services concerning American Indian residents of the state. The Commission is also responsible for the distribution of Tuition Waivers to American Indian students who are Massachusetts residents attending a state college or university.