Training/Conference/
Event
Date/Location Description
NAFOA Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference Oct. 2-3
Tulsa, OK
The agenda for NAFOA’s 2017 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference features two full days of breakout sessions, and two general sessions focused solely on discussing important issues facing Indian Country.
Food Sovereignty Summit Oct. 2-5
Green Bay, WI
This 3- day Summit will feature innovative tribal and community-based programs aimed at increasing local food system control; experiential learning field sessions focused on aquaponics, environmental restoration, grazing and apply harvesting and distribution. Register now by visiting www.firstnations.org/summit.
Tribal Brownfields Workshop Oct. 4
Tucson, AZ
This free workshop features info. and resources to address various needs in tribal communities. For more info., contact Oral Saulter at osaulter@ksu.edu or visit https://www.cclr.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=228
Environmental Review Training for Tribes/TDHEs Oct. 10-12
Reno, NV
FREE Environmental Review Training for Tribes/TDHEs – Grant recipients under the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program are responsible for meeting the requirements of NAHASDA and its implementing regulations, including compliance with HUD’s environmental regulations 24 CFR Part 50 and Part 58. This free 3-day training offers IHBG Grantees the skills to successfully carry out an environmental review. Training includes detailed instructions on meeting the legislative and regulatory requirements of environmental review, assistance in devising standard procedures for conducting and documenting an environmental review, specific instruction for carrying out environmental review responsibilities, levels of environmental review, and key steps in the environmental review process. A special segment providing an overview of the Lead-Based Paint requirements (24 CFR Part 35) that apply to IHBG funded activities will be presented on the afternoon of Day 3. To Register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/environmental-review-training-reno-nv-tickets-36274789873
Native Languages Summit: Preserving the Heart of Our Cultures Oct. 23-24
Albuquerque, NM
Hosted by Administration for Native Americans. This language summit supports Native American communities seeking to retain and revitalize indigenous languages. Through a mix of plenary talks and workshops, we will discuss everything from data and evaluation, to creating fluent teachers, to family and community engagement and more. Language programs with similar approaches (e.g., language immersion, master-apprentice, or online learning) can work together to share solutions and strategies. This conference will be interactive as well as educational. For more info.: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ana/events/native-language-summit-2017. Registration: http://www.regonline.com/nativelanguagesummit
Native American Homebuyer Assistance Programs Meeting Oct. 25 USDA Rural Dev. State Office -Olympia, WA USDA meeting to discuss how to expand homeownership opportunities to tribal members. Meeting discussions will explore how tribes can collaborate with local lenders to provide tribal members access down payment and other homeownership resources available through the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Registration Link
2017 Office of Indian Energy Program Review Nov. 13-17
Denver, CO
This annual DOE Program Review is an 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 2017 Program Review features project status updates from tribes across the nation who are leveraging Office of Indian Energy grant funding to deploy energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, those initiating the first steps to energy development, and tribal entities developing an inter-tribal technical assistance energy network. For more info., see the draft agenda or visit https://energy.gov/indianenergy/projects/program-review
● Federal Indian Law

● Grant Writing for Tribal Programs

Nov. 29-
Dec. 1
New Orleans, LA
The National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) conducts two separate training sessions. Find training session announcements and registration forms at http://www.nijc.org/training.html.

Federal Indian Law
 ● Grant Writing for Tribal Programs

NAIHC Legal Symposium Dec. 3-5
Las Vegas, NV
Join your colleagues at NAIHC’s premier housing and legal symposium for professionals from across the country working to address the availability and access to affordable housing for Native American families. More info. at www.naihc.net/legal-symposium/
2017 National Brownfields Training Conference Dec. 5-7
Pittsburg, PA
The 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference is the premier brownfields and land revitalization event. Attendees will enjoy opportunities to participate in training events, observe success stories first hand during mobile workshops, listen to experts regarding best practices for meeting brownfields challenges, and network with thousands of other stakeholders. For more info., visit www.brownfields2017.org . Register Here. Review the conference programming here.
● Tribal Constitutions, Tribal Codes & Federal Limitations

● Sacred Sites, NAGPRA & Project Monitoring

Dec. 13-15
Las Vegas, NV
The National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) conducts two separate training sessions. Find training session announcements and registration forms at http://www.nijc.org/training.html.

· Tribal Constitutions, Tribal Codes & Federal Limitations

· Sacred Sites, NAGPRA and Project Monitoring

Dates and training topics are subject to change. Visit our website at www.nijc.org or call (707) 579-5507 to verify training dates and topics.

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