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Reminder: Tribal-DHS Collaboration Call Last Wednesday of Every Month

August 25, 2021 @ 2:00 pm CDT

I just wanted to share a reminder of our “Last Wednesday” collaboration call to share homeland security information and resources. This is an opportunity to share updates and hear updates from Tribal Nations, tribal associations, and DHS offices and components. Be ready to share updates, questions, and collaboration points.

Department of Homeland Security organization

Topic: Last Wednesday’s Tribal-DHS Coordination Call

Time: August 25, 2021; 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Call: 855-852-7677   Pin: 9999-0743-8454

These calls are not intended for media. If you have media inquiries feel free to reach out to the Department’s Office of Public AffairsThis collaboration is not formal consultation.

Please let me know if you need anything.

David Munro
Director, Tribal Government Affairs
Department of Homeland Security


August 25, 2021
2:00 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)