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American Indian Justice Conference

November 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:45 pm CDT

About the Virtual Conference
Join us in November to discuss strategies that enhance tribal justice systems including essential information on court development, alcohol and substance abuse, probation and reentry, and addressing violent crime. We will explore promising practices in multidisciplinary, multijurisdictional, and trauma informed approaches to the development and implementation of justice programs.
Who should attend?
*Affiliates from all federally recognized tribes working in courts, law enforcement, prosecution, probation/reentry, corrections, treatment, social service programs and victim services  *BJA Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation and Tribal Comprehensive Opioid Abuse, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Program grantees
This event was planned in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance provider team.

Agenda

Thursday, August 4

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Wednesday, August 3

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Tuesday, August 2

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7:30 am
Registration (Location: Sequoia)

9:00 am
Posting of Colors (Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

9:05 am
Welcome & Opening Prayer

9:10 am
Time of Reflection

9:25 am
Welcome & Opening Message from SGCETC Board of Directors 

9:30 am
Welcome from Tribal Nations within California and Discussion of Hot  Topics

10:15 am
Discussion with Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

10:30 am
Break

10:45 am
Establishing the Bay Area American Indian Cultural District

11:00 am
COVID Update and Indian Health Service Initiatives to Improve Health and Wellbeing

11:30 am
International Decade (2022 – 2032) of Indigenous Language Preservation

11:45 am
Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Networking Break

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Breakout Sessions

3:30 pm- 3:45 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Threats to Tribal Sovereignty: Protecting the Indian Child Welfare Act

(Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

4:05 pm
Self-Governance Updates from DOI, IHS, and DOT

4:45 pm
Tiwahe Initiative – Federal Updates

 

Additional Meetings and Activities

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
DOI SGDB Training Room (Sand Pebble D)

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Individual Meetings with OSG Staff- Open (Board Rooms 3 & 4)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Caucus for the Food Distribution Program for Indian Reservations Consultation Meeting (Cypress A)