ATNI Presidential Transition Planning Summit 2021

WHEN:Tuesday, December 8, 202010 AM – 4 PM PTWHERE:
Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIldemhrzIvHdPwnFurPTu3Ubtu0iyyMy3_ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Members of the Biden Transition Team will present during the first hour of the Summit including Janie Hipp who will be focusing on BIA issues and Geoff Roth who is working on HHS issues.


Following the Biden Transition Team presentation, we will review the priorities and recommendations of the ATNI committees to discuss, approve and forward to the Biden Transition Team.


Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations
https://joebiden.com/tribalnations/#


NCAI Transition Plan
https://www.ncai.org/…/draft-presidential-transitionplan-with-committee- input-111320

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Native American Veterans Memorial Webinar

November 4, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. EST 

On November 4, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR) will be hosting a webinar to discuss the history of the National Native American Veteran Memorial, and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the construction of the memorial. Speakers will include Rebecca Trautmann, Alexandra Harris, and Betsy Gordon. 
If you have questions, or require special accommodations, please contact Pete Vicaire at peter.vicaire@va.gov.To register for the webinar, please click here.NCAI Contact: Nicholas Courtney, Policy Analystncourtney@ncai.org

HUD Region X Webinar “Mitigating COVID-19 with Tribal Healthy Homes”: HUD Resources and Project Examples”

HUD Region X Webinar“Mitigating COVID-19 with Tribal Healthy Homes”: HUD Resources and Project Examples” 
Friday, June 19, 2020 at 9am Alaska Time/10am Pacific Time
Region X Administrator, Jeff McMorris will introduce Michelle Miller, Deputy Director, HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH). AJ Salkoski, HUD Tribal Healthy Homes Program Analyst, will talk about the importance of healthy homes in tribal communities, and HUD’s Tribal Healthy Homes Production Grant Program, and Greg Stuckey, Administrator, Alaska Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) will talk about other HUD ONAP programs which can fund healthy homes activities.
Finally, Portland Field Office Director, Tony Ramirez, will talk about another upcoming Region X Healthy Homes webinar in July.   We hope you’ll join us.Join us via AT&T web meeting:
Web meetingwebmeeting.att.com
Meeting Number: 1-877-336-1828Access code: 3059548
OR Teleconference:Call in: 1-877-336-1828Conference code: 3059548# 
Please contact Ann Gravier at ann.y.gravier@hud.gov, if you have any questions or comments.

ATNI 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Webinar

ATNI 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Webinar
Friday, June 19th 10:00AM
You are invited to join the ATNI hosted webinar to discuss the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window. This window is a unique opportunity for Tribes in rural areas to directly access unassigned spectrum over their Tribal lands, subject to buildout requirements. The 2.5 GHz band is suitable for both mobile coverage and fixed point-to-point uses, and is currently used to provide broadband service by legacy educational licensees and commercial providers that lease the spectrum. Depending on your needs, it can play an important role in the deployment of broadband and other advanced communications services on your Tribal lands.
The Rural Tribal Priority Window opened Monday, February 3, 2020, and closes on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6PM EDT. Click the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Window Submitted Applications link under Related Links to view a list of submitted applications.
REGISTER TODAY!
When: Jun 19, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: ATNI: Tribal Eligibility for the 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window 
Register in advance for this webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UCI7lL9xRXW99elQLR_Phg 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

ATNI Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Webinar

ATNI Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Webinar
June 18, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time
You are invited to join the ATNI hosted webinar to discuss the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). The RDOF will provide up to $20.4 billion over 10 years to communications providers for communities that are unserved or underserved by broadband internet. 
The RDOF auction includes a tribal lands bidding preference to include more eligible tribal locations in this opportunity. This webinar will provide an overview of the RDOF auction, discussion from tribal practitioners, and a Question & Answer session between the FCC and attendees.  Nearly 80 percent of the $20.4 billion is available in Phase I, which is scheduled to begin October 2020. The deadline for letters of interest for Phase I is Wednesday, July 15, 2020.
REGISTER TODAY!
When: Jun 18, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: ATNI: Rural Digital Opportunity Fund 
Register in advance for this webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6ZLLThqmR9qgfxbwtnwk-A 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Tribal Leader Town Hall on COVID-19

NAFOA, NCAI, and NIHB will convene a Tribal Leader Town Hall on the COVID-19 pandemic to engage on updates and policy implications. The town hall will be in a webinar format where we will discuss responses from the White House, public health agencies, and how our organizations are responding to the fight against COVID-19.

You may submit questions in advance via the registration form or by emailing Lacina Onco at lacina@nafoa.org.

March 17, 2020
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM Eastern
Click for Webinar Registration

  ResourcesTribal Leader Town Hall RegistrationNIHB Letter on COVID-19 FundingCDC COVID-19 WebsiteNCAI COVID-19 WebsiteWHO COVID-19 Website
 
Register for Tribal Leader Town Hall
To learn more and stay updated, see the CDC’s website on COVID-19 response. We recommend following official sources for information.

For any other questions or concerns, please contact Lacina Onco, Policy Specialist, at 202-603-3943 or at lacina@nafoa.org.

Clean & Affordable Energy Conference 2018

Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, November 15, 2018, Portland, Oregon

Join the NW Energy Coalition on Nov. 15, 2018 at the World Forestry Center in Portland for the Clean & Affordable Energy Conference. The conference will feature two of Oregon’s largest utilities describing their strategies for deep decarbonization, followed by a panel discussion of how energy storage technologies can change the Northwest electric system. Then, conference speakers will explore how we can make energy efficient buildings and their benefits available to all – and improve community outcomes related to housing and economic development.

When: November 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: World Forestry Center – 4033 SW Canyon Rd., Portland, OR 97221

For more information and to register! <https://nwenergy.org/featured/12596/>

Next Level: Energy Efficiency Workshop 2018

UPCOMING EVENT

Next Level: Energy Efficiency Workshop, November 14, 2018, Portland, Oregon

The Next Level Energy Efficiency Workshop <https://nwenergy.org/uncategorized/next-level-energy-efficiency-workshop-november-14-portland/> will cover the latest and most innovative approaches for bringing energy efficiency to tribal homes, buildings, and schools. You’ll hear about some of the Northwest’s most exciting Energy Efficiency projects from the people, companies, and organizations that are developing them.
When: November 14th. from 8:30am – 4:00pm
Where: Native American Student Community Center – 710 SW Jackson St, Portland, OR 97201
Sessions will include:
 *   All the Ways Energy Efficiency Makes the World Better
 *   Growing a Local Energy Efficiency and Demand-Side Services Workforce
 *   New Trends in Contract Design for Public Entities
 *   Energy Efficiency Financing for Commercial Buildings
 *   Indoor Air Quality and Health
 *   Energy Efficiency in Multi-Family Affordable Housing
 *   Financing Approaches for Residential Energy Efficiency

 

For more information and to register! <https://nwenergy.org/uncategorized/next-level-energy-efficiency-workshop-november-14-portland/> Discounts available for not-for-profit and tribal members. Use discount code NFPT1 when you register! Contact kat@nwenergy.org<mailto:kat@nwenergy.org> with any questions.

 

Co-sponsored by the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians <https://www.atnitribes.org/> and the NW Energy Coalition <https://nwenergy.org/>.

2018 UNITY 25 UNDER 25 NATIVE YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS

UNITY is now accepting applications for

2018 UNITY 25 UNDER 25 NATIVE YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Do you know a Native youth who deserves to be recognized for their outstanding efforts and achievements?

If so, please consider nominating them for the UNITY 25 Under 25 Native Youth Leadership Awards! The program is designed to celebrate the achievements of Native American and Alaskan Native youth ages 14 to 24 who embody UNITY’s core mission and exude living a balanced life developing their spiritual, mental, physical and social well-being.

Honorees will be recognized at a ceremony during the National UNITY Conference, which takes place July 5 – 9, 2018 in San Diego, California at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center. In addition to being recognized and receiving a custom beaded medallion, each awardee will receive special training by UNITY during a nine-month period that is designed to build on their individual achievements and promote community service.

The 25 Under 25 Native Youth Leadership Awards has been made possible in past years thanks to a matching grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The awards program began in 2014 and is awarded every other year. The 2018 class will be UNITY’s 3rd class of honorees!

NOMINATION FORM – CLICK HERE

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. You are also invited to join us at a reception to immediately follow the meeting.
DATE: Tuesday December 5 2017
LOCATION: The Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA