AMERICAN-MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION (USA, XI 2001>) – an association of Macedonians settled in the United States (predominantly from Tetovo) with the Macedonian Relief Fund. Established to contribute to the rapprochement and promotion of political and economic cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Macedonia. She organized peaceful gatherings with condemnation of the ethnic cleansing of the Macedonians from Tetovo in 2001, conducted meetings and conversations with the displaced Macedonians, and pressured the Macedonian and US authorities to return them to their homes. Fig. N.K.