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Save the Date for the NACIE Open Virtual Meeting!

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

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One event on April 27, 2022 at 1:30 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to convene NACIE to conduct the following business:


  • Participate in a dialogue with Biden-Harris Administration Officials
  • Convene a roundtable with the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Native Americans and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities Education staff
  • Conduct an overview of the development of NACIE’s Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report to Congress
  • Conduct an overview and seek recommendations on the activities of the Office of Indian Education.

Instructions for Accessing the Meeting

Members of the public may access the NACIE meeting via teleconference and the web. Up to 350 lines will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Join by Phone

The dial-in listen only phone number for the meeting is 1-669-254-5252, Meeting ID: 161 715 5166.

Join by Web

The web link to register to access the meeting via Zoom.gov is https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIscOitqzosHKp-LOrXrTwxnv21QhOOmu0

Public Comment

Members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so via email to Donna Sabis-Burns at donna.sabis-burns@ed.gov. Please note, written comments should pertain to the work of NACIE.

Reasonable Accommodations

The teleconference meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service for the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice not later than April 21, 2022. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it.

Access Meeting Records

The Department will post the official open meeting report of this meeting on the OESE website at: https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-indian-education/national-advisory-council-on-indian-education-oie/ 21 days after the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect NACIE records at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Please e-mail Donna Sabis-Burns at Donna.Sabis-Burns@ed.gov to schedule an appointment.


April 26
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


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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


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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)