Entries by jamesparker

U.S. Senate Confirms Tara Mac Lean Sweeney as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs

U.S. Senate Confirms Tara Mac Lean Sweeney as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. | Today, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) announced the unanimous confirmation of Tara Mac Lean Sweeney as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior. The National Congress of American Indians applauds the swift confirmation […]

Cross Border Child Abduction Response Training- June 27-28, 2018- Blaine, Washington

oin us and other first responders, child protection officials, and community members, from the US/Canadian border region, to discuss topics related to endangered missing, abducted and exploited children. During this training you will gain understanding of the dynamics of child sex trafficking and abductions in the region and develop plans to identify, respond, and investigate […]

Help DOE Develop the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program

Help DOE Develop the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program: Provide Input by June 15 The DOE Loan Programs Office (LPO) is tasked with developing the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) to increase the capacity of the commercial lending market to finance tribal energy development activities through the issuance of partial loan guarantees. The Department is authorized to guarantee up to […]

International Research Experience for Students

Attention: undergraduates in geoscience (or allied) disciplines Please consider applying for our National Science Foundation-funded International Research Experiences for Students program “Landscapes of Deep Time in the Red Earth of France— Research Training in Paleoclimate” This program is particularly focused on recruiting undergraduates from under-represented groups. We especially encourage applications from students of Native American […]

Native American Food Safety Training 2017

West Coast Regional Planning Body 2017 Annual Meeting Please join us for our annual in-person meeting of tribal, state and federal government representatives to discuss coordination, policy and planning for our ocean and coasts along the West Coast of the U.S. The meeting is free and open to the public, with public comment opportunities included. […]


TRIBES & FIRST NATIONS CLIMATE SUMMIT DEC 13 – 14, 2017 | Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip, WA EVENT REGISTRATION | AGENDA (DRAFT) Tribes and First Nations in the Pacific Northwest have made great progress in observing and documenting environmental change on their homelands, but climate change is increasing at a pace that challenges important ways of […]

ATNI Winter Convention 2018 Registration Available

ATNI Winter Convention 2018 When: Monday, January 22, 2018 to Thursday, January 25, 2018 Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Portland | 1000 NE Multnomah Street | Portland, OR 97232 Register Online | Download Registration Form ATNI Conventions are where members convene for discussion, presentations and the work of the committees in regard to policy, legislation, and the […]

Position Announcement: Loan Servicing and Compliance Associate

Loan Servicing and Compliance Associate Position Title: Loan Servicing and Compliance Associate Application Deadline: March 3, 2017 Anticipated Start Date: April 15, 2017 Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000 annually depending on experience. Link: https://ecotrust.org/jobs/loan-servicing-and-compliance-associate/ This position is will work jointly with Ecotrust and the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation (ATNI-EDC) with the […]