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Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education (OIE)–Advancing the Interagency Memorandum of Agreement on Native Languages: Promising Practices & Persistent Barriers

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

n November 2021, several federal agencies entered into an interagency
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Native Languages. This MOA outlines how the agencies will work together and encourage programs and projects to include instruction in and preservation of Native languages. A Native Language Workgroup was established to advance the goals of the MOA to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop their languages. See a full copy of the MOA here:

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https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/native-american-language-moa-11-15-2021.pdf

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Venue

Virtual

Agenda

Thursday, August 4

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Agenda

Wednesday, August 3

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Agenda

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)