Great Lakes / Bemidji Area ACA / Sponsorship Training

April 21 & 21, 2016


Decisions for Tribal Leaders

January 23, 2014

On January 23, 2014, a Self-Governance Health Care Reform Training, entitled,“Decisions for Tribal Leaders  was held immediately following the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee.  The following information is available on those topics addressed during the Training:

  1. A link to the information presented by Mim Dixon regarding Elders can be found here.
  2. Please see updated documents included under the March 18th Webinar on Tribal Sponsorship here.

Maximizing Tribal Health Revenues and CHS Savings under the Affordable Care Act

Tribal Readiness

Jennifer DuPuis, Associate Director of Human Services, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa


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Tribal Readiness Checklist


Maximizing Revenue and Minimizing Cost

Myra Munson, Partner, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Miller & Munson, LLP

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Part II:



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Eligibility Matrix


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)