Date/Location Description
Housing Assistance Council (HAC) Rural Housing Conference Dec. 5-7
Washington, DC
The conference features three days of intense training and networking opportunities for more than 600 rural housing and community development practitioners, advocates and policy makers. Pre-conference events begin Dec. 4, and is an opportunity for re-lenders to interact directly with the USDA team. For more info., visit or contact HAC at or call (202) 842-8600.
Tribal Contracting and Purchasing Certification Program Dec. 10-12
Las Vegas, NV
More info. at: Tribal Contracting and Purchasing Certification Program
Opioids in Indian Country: Promoting Treatment & Cultural Interventions Dec. 10-12
Reno, NV
Tribal communities throughout the U.S. are disproportionately impacted (2-3 timers higher) by opioids and substance abuse. This training session will provide information about the Healing to Wellness Program designed to address opioid addiction administered by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court. The mission of the Healing to Wellness Program is to reduce recidivism, family violence, and death caused by substance abuse. More info. at:
Creative Tribal Youth Development Programs Dec. 10-12
Reno, NV
Creative Youth Development (CYD) describes the practice of integrating the arts, sciences, cultures and humanities with youth development principles, sparking youth creativity and building critical learning and life skills that carry into adulthood. This session provides information to foster Native perspectives and practices in the CYD field, and will examine the benefits of CYD programs for tribal youth, and the opportunities and means to implement CYD programs in tribal communities.

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2018 NAIHC Legal Symposium Dec. 10-12
Vegas, NV
This annual event provides a forum to discuss regulatory and legal issues in the tribal housing arena, as well as related community development issues. Nearly 30 training sessions will be offered. Draft Agenda
Falmouth Tribal Supervision & Management Conference Dec. 11-13
Las Vegas, NV
Through general sessions & various, hands-on workshops, we’ll equip you with the knowledge you need to wear the many hats of a manager or supervisor in Indian Country. Explore ways to help your employees excel, new methods to gauge performance, and financial terms and concepts every tribal supervisor/manager should know. Choose from an array of workshops offering approaches to create a positive meeting atmosphere, strategies for ensuring accountability and results, steps to take to actualize changes you envision in your tribal organization and ways to create respectful workplaces. For more info., visit .
2018 Office of Indian Energy Program Review (DOE) Dec. 10-14
Lakewood, CO
U.S. Dept. Energy’s (DOE) 2018 Office of Indian Energy Program Review. This annual event is a tremendous opportunity for Indian tribes to meet, learn from other Indian tribes that are pursuing energy self-sufficiency, and share in each other’s successes. The 2018 Program Review features project status updates from tribes across the nation who are leveraging Office of Indian Energy grant funding to deploy energy technologies or initiate the first steps to energy development. The Review is also open to all of Indian Country. There is no registration fee, but advanced registration is required to ensure adequate seating and food availability. Register now.
19th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference April 9-11, 2019
Miami, FL
This one-of-a-kind educational conference brings together industry leaders with experienced tribal developers and young professionals to learn and share innovative practices on developing homes and businesses in Native communities. We provide detailed instruction on securing funding for affordable housing developments, the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, economic development, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program, asset management and compliance, architectural design and construction monitoring and Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) Investing. The annual conference is free of charge for qualifying attendees who work in housing, community or economic development and who serve American Indian, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian communities or people. For more info., visit or call or email the planning team at 816-994-8970 or
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