Entries by jamesparker

Addressing Barriers to Native American Voting Rights: A Tribal-Federal Roundtable Discussion

October 5, 20213:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. EDT Join the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) today for a special event entitled, “Addressing Barriers to Native American Voting Rights: A Tribal-Federal Roundtable Discussion.” This roundtable will feature Senator Ben Ray Luján (NM), Senator Jon Tester (MT), Representative Sharice Davids (KS), Chairman […]

Announcing the 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit

Dear Tribal Leaders, The White House is excited to announce that the 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit will occur the week of November 8 2021. Specific dates and times will be shared in a follow up announcement. This year the Summit will take place virtually. President Biden and the Administration look forward to hosting a robust […]

2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit

Greetings! Due to popular demand, we’ve opened up 300 more seats for the Summit. Get yours today! The 2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit got off to a great start last week with opening remarks from Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland, Executive Director of IMLS Cosby Kemper, Senior Advisor to […]

Join Secretary Granholm for a DOE Roundtable on Local Clean Energy Action

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 15, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm will host a virtual roundtable, Local Clean Energy Action: Building an Equitable and Sustainable Future with Communities, to launch a new initiative that reflects the Biden-Harris Administration’s effort to deliver an equitable clean energy transition for communities across the country, including energy justice communities […]

Department of Defense Plan of Action re EO 13175

Over 40 Tribes, Tribal organizations, Alaska Native Corporations, and Tribal businesses submitted written comments and/or participated in the virtual consultations DoD officials hosted in April.  Drawing on the input received, DoD staff crafted a plan that outlines how DoD policies, training, consultation, and outreach will help DoD meet its federal trust responsibilities to Tribes and protect Tribal lands, […]

Tribal/Interior Budget Council Meeting

The next Tribal/Interior Budget Council meeting is scheduled to take place via ZOOM on September 21-22, 2021. A meeting agenda has not been released, but the meeting is scheduled to convene the full voting body for two days with no subcommittee meetings. A tribal caucus is scheduled for September 21, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. – […]

IMLS Virtual Listening Session

Crosby Kemper, the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), invites you to attend IMLS’s virtual Listening Session, which will be held on Wednesday, October 6, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET. The attached letter from Director Kemper includes additional information and tentative agenda items for the session. Please register for the session using this Zoom link. Registration […]

Tuesday, August 31: Register for DOE’s Hydrogen Shot Summit

On Tuesday, August 31, join the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) first ever Hydrogen Shot Summit, a virtual gathering and dialogue to identify sustainable pathways to achieve Hydrogen Shot’s “1 1 1” goal of $1 for 1 kg of clean hydrogen in 1 decade. The summit will provide perspective on what is required so that clean hydrogen can […]