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Department of Homeland Security to Host Tribal Consultation on New Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

On August 17, 2022, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EDT the Department of Homeland Security, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), will host a virtual tribal consultation on the tribal funding set aside under the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program, which passed in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on November 15, 2021. View NCAI’s topline summary and full analysis of the law including the tribal cybersecurity program language, as well as the NCAI Tribal Infrastructure Town Hall, which includes a review of the tribal cybersecurity program. Written comments must be submitted by September 17, 2022, via email to gpdcomms@fema.dhs.gov.


August 17
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT


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

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

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)