Webinar Presented by

March 24, 2016   1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST

Presenters: Doneg McDonough, Christina Peters, Laura Bird, Cindy Ferguson

This Webinar Covered:

Thursday, March 24th from 1-2:30 pm EST

(1) Marketplace Coverage of Dental Services
Doneg McDonough, Technical Advisor, Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee

Presentation of Marketplace coverage of dental services for children and adults, including use of premium tax credits and applicability of Indian-specific cost-sharing protections

(2) Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs)
Christina Peters, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Drawing on the experience in Alaska, the Swinomish Tribe in Washington State has taken a bold stand to declare that it will use DHATs to reduce the oral health disparities in their community.  Presenters will provide information on efforts undertaken by the Swinomish Tribe, as well as DHAT pilot projects in Oregon, and the ongoing initiative in Alaska to incorporate DHATs into their system of dental care.



Supporting Documents


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)