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US Census: Bureau Data Webinars & Events

Partners/Friends: Registration links and information are NOW OPEN for the April & May Data Summit series. There is limited registration capacity and registration is filling up fast. Please register ASAP for any/all summits that you may be interested in. See the various topics and registration links below. At the conclusion of these sessions, you will: • Have […]

U.S. Department of Defense Regional Calls With Tribal Nation Le

 The United States Department of Defense (DoD) invites Tribal Leaders to regional calls with Richard D. Kidd, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy Resilience, to discuss how the DoD can enhance government-to-government consultation with Tribes and ensure that consultation is regular, meaningful, and robust in all instances. The purpose of the sessions is for […]


Res #: Committee: Submitted by: Title:                                 Pass → Yes No Amended/Tabled To NCAI 2019-20 Education Patricia Whitefoot Support Development of the University of Idaho First Nations Learning and Gathering Center X  2019 Mid-Year Convention  Airway Heights, Washington  RESOLUTION #19 – […]


Each year, the Spirit Mountain Community Fund sponsors a highly motivated Native American to serve as the Hatfield Fellow and intern in a congressional office. Placement of the Fellow rotates through the Oregon congressional delegation to enhance the mutual understanding between leadership in Washington, D.C. and Indian Country. Fellows are given an invaluable opportunity to gain knowledge […]

FERC’s Office of Public Participation – Tribal Outreach

The new Office of Public Participation (OPP) is intended to coordinate assistance to the public and Tribes with respect to authorities exercised by the Commission, including assistance to those seeking to intervene in Commission proceedings, pursuant to section 319 of the Federal Power Act (this includes infrastructure projects like natural gas pipelines and hydropower dams, […]

USDA Consultation on Consultations and Racial Equity

In March, the Office of Tribal Relations (OTR) will be consulting on the 1) Memorandum on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships, and the 2) Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government which specifically includes addressing impediments to accessing USDA programs and services. These two actions by President Biden can […]

NOAA to Host Listening Sessions on Section 216(C) of the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis

NOAA is seeking public input in response to an Executive Order issued on January 27, 2021, titled Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. Section 216(c) of the Executive Order Directs NOAA to collect recommendations on how to make fisheries—including aquaculture—and protected resources more resilient to climate change, including changes in management and conservation […]

Northwest Regional Tribal Listening Session on Redesigning Child Welfare System

Invitation to attend Northwest regional tribal listening session on redesigning child welfare system March 23rd at 11:00amZoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82728076039 NICWA invites you to attend the National Indian Child Welfare Association’s (NICWA) listening session on redesigning child welfare systems on March 23 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Pacific time. This listening session is intended for Northwest tribes.  NICWA has been […]

Informative Webinar on Critical Minerals

The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society, Trout Unlimited and the National Wildlife Federation invite you to attend an informative webinar on ‘Critical Minerals’ March 23, 2021 at 10 am MST. In this informative webinar you will become better acquainted with an important and emerging topic surrounding a special group of mined minerals, called “critical minerals”. […]