Tribal Self-Governance Virtual Conference: September 14 - 16, 2021

AGENDA

Thursday,
September 16

(All times in Eastern Time.)

Welcome/Overview

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV

Invocation: Chairman W. Ron Allen


Overview of the Cherokee Nation Film Office and Studio

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV


Self-Governance at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure in Indian Country

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation

Arlando Teller, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tribal Affairs, Department of Transportation
Updates from the Department of Transportation

Milo Booth, Tribal Liaison, Department of Transportation

W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV


Get to Know Blackhorse Lowe, Director


Future of Tribal Self-Governance

Lynn Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut


Tribal Leader Perspectives on the Future of Self-Governance: Ak-Chin Indian Community

Robert Miguel, Chairman, Ak-Chin Indian Community

Delia Carlyle, Councilmember, Ak-Chin Indian Community


Tribal Leader Perspectives on the Future of Self-Governance: Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

Cheryle A. Kennedy, Chairwoman, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

Future of Self-Governance: Tribal Leader Perspectives/ Discussion

Gary Batton, Chief, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV


Interview with Department of the Interior Bryan Newland

W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe


2:55 pm INTERMISSION


Indigenous Cooking Demonstration: Nico Albert, Chef


Interview with Senator Brian Schatz, Chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs


Message from Representative Don Young, Ranking Member, House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States


Future of Self-Governance: Tribal Co-Management of Public Lands

W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Monte Mills, Professor, University of Montana

Tyler Scribner, National Congress of American Indians


Tribal Leader Perspectives on the Future of Self-Governance: Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation

Scott Sullivan, Vice President, Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation


Tribal Leader Perspectives on the Future of Self-Governance: Yurok Tribe

Joe James, Chairman, Yurok Tribe


Future of Self-Governance: Expansion within HHS

Melanie Fourkiller, Director of Self-Governance and Health, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV


Future of Self-Governance: Expansion within HHS

Geoff Strommer, Partner, Hobbs Strauss Dean & Walker

Ryan Dominguez, Grants Administrator, Cabazon Band of Mission Indians


Interview with Representative Teresa Fernandez, Chairwoman, House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States


Changing the Narrative: Native Representation in the Media/Survey

Leah Salgado, Deputy Director, IllumiNative

Tyler Scribner, National Congress of American Indians


Get to Know Lil Mike and Funny Bone

Jennifer Loren, Executive Producer and Host, Osiyo TV


Performance by Lil Mike and Funny Bone


5:00 pm End of Broadcast Conference


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