The 2023 Northwest Tribal Clean Energy Summit will convene Tribes to learn, share information, and advance Tribal clean energy initiatives in the Pacific Northwest.
Where: Tulalip Resort and Casino
When: June 13-15, 2023 [submit an abstract by March 19]
What: The Summit will engage Tribal leaders, citizens, staff, youth and collaborators in conversation about navigating the cultural, economic, and social challenges of implementing clean energy projects. Our goals include:
- Ensure that Tribes have the information, support, capacity and resources necessary to plan for and implement Tribal Energy Projects;
- Increase Tribal awareness of opportunities and challenges faced by other Tribes in developing energy projects and when partnering with outside partners for planning, policy development and project implementation;
- Improving project success by appropriately engaging and consulting with Tribes;
- Assess Tribal needs interests, and priorities related to Energy sovereignty, while providing listening opportunities for intertribal collaboration to move those priorities forward
The interested audience includes:
- Tribal leaders, staff, and citizens;
- Tribal organizational staff; and
- Tribal collaborators (including advocacy groups, academics, or governmental staff).
Special Lodging rates have been negotiated at the Tulalip Resort and other nearby hotels (call any of the below properties and mention “ATNI Energy Summit” for special rates; reserve before May 16):
- Tulalip Resort and Casino; $129/night; (call 360.716.7162)
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Marysville; $159.00/night
- Home 2 Suites by Hilton at Marysville; $159.00/night
- Best Western Plus; $159.00/night
- Quality Inn Tulalip – Marysville; no special rate
- Village Inn & Suites – Tulalip; no special rate
There is no hotel shuttle service between the resort and the airport. Amtrak service is available to Marysville. Taxi or other rideshare services are available are available from the airport, King Street Train Station, or the Marysville stop.
- Chas Jones, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
- Tami Trahant, Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians
- Donald Williams, Coyote Steals Fire Energy Group
- Maggie Tallmadge, Navajo Power
- David Petrie, Ocean Winds Senior Advisor
- Reuben Martinez, Univ. of Washington
To inquire about joining the planning team, the Tribal Advisory Team, the agenda, youth participation, exhibits, or sponsorship / partnership opportunities, please contact Tami Trahant, ATNI Climate Change Program Coordinator at email@example.com.