Jay Spaan, Executive Director

Cherokee Nation

jays@tribalselfgov.org

918-370-4258

 

Travis Jansen, Deputy Director

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

travisj@tribalselfgov.org

 

Tami Snow, Events Coordinator

Choctaw Nation

tamis@tribalselfgov.org

Tami has a background in public relations, leadership and social sciences. She is an Oklahoma State University alumna and is currently working on a Bachelors of Arts from East Central University with a degree in Psychology & Counseling. Tami previously served as an advocate for elders within the Choctaw Nation and has worked in public service her entire adult life. Contact Tami to obtain information on SGCETC events, including sponsorship opportunities.

 

Amanda Johnson, Executive Assistant

Choctaw Nation

mandij@tribalselfgov.org

 

Self-Governance Communication & Education Office
PO Box 1734
McAlester, OK 74502
Phone: (918) 302-0252 – Fax (918) 423-7639

Agenda

Thursday, August 4

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Agenda

Wednesday, August 3

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Agenda

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
Break

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
Break

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)