The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) is a voluntary association composed of Member Tribes and Associate Members representing federally recognized Tribal governments, gaming Tribes, Nations, Rancherias, Pueblos, Bands and Businesses engaged in gaming enterprises in Indian Country. The primary objectives and purposes of NIGA are:

1. To promote, protect and preserve the general welfare and interest of Indian Gaming Tribes through the development of sound policies and practices with respect to the conduct of gaming activities in Indian Country;
2. To assist in the dissemination of information to the Indian gaming community, federal government and the general public on issues related to the conduct of gaming in Indian Country;
3. To preserve and protect the integrity of gaming in Indian Country, and;
4. To maintain, protect and advocate Indian Tribal sovereignty.