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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY–Office of Partnership and Engagement
July 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm EDT
|Dear Tribal Leaders,
We are honored to invite you to participate with the Department of Homeland Security in virtual Tribal consultations related to our implementation of Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments of November 6, 2000; and Executive Order 14053, Improving Public Safety and Criminal Justice for Native Americans and Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People of November 15, 2021.The purpose of these consultation sessions is to solicit input and recommendations from Tribal Nations and Alaska Native Corporations on the following topics:• (1) The Department’s efforts related to Executive Order 14053, Improving Public Safety and Criminal Justice for Native Americans and Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People; and
• (2) Implementation of the DHS’s 2021 Action Plan for Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships and additional action items to consider for including in the 2022 revision.
Enclosed is a list of scheduled consultations to provide tribal leaders and their representatives with various times and opportunities to participate. We also encourage Tribal Nations to schedule individual consultation meetings as appropriate. Written comments for these consultation efforts are due no later than 90-days after the issuance of this invitation.
The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs, Miriam Enriquez will serve as the Department’s tribal consultation official and lead this tribal consultation effort. If you have any questions about the consultation, please contact the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Director of Tribal Government Affairs, David Munro, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (202)-360-8998. Thank you.