COLT Elects Two New Members

COLT LEADERSHIP IN DC

The Coalition of Large Tribes held the quarterly meeting in Washing DC on December 2nd, 2022. COLT elected two new leadership positions. Councilman King of the Fort Belknap Indian Community was elected as Vice Chairman.  Blackfeet Nation Councilman Marvin Weather-wax was elected Chairman of COLT.  COLT BOARD

USDOT to host webinar for tribal and rural communities on the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Discretionary Grant Program

Badlands

On Thursday, August 4 from 2-3:30 Central, USDOT will host a webinar specific for tribal and rural communities on the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Discretionary Grant Program. You can register for this program here: Webinar Registration – Zoom (zoomgov.com). I have attached the slides from the “Interested in Applying” – Encore webinar held on July 28. This program has a $5 …

COLT QUARTERLY AT TWIN ARROWS

Twin Arrows

We welcome all large land based Tribes to our quarterly meeting for the Coalition of Large Tribes. We have rooms blocked for the meeting please: Call: 1-928-856-7200 push option 2, refer to booking ID 9400 or Coalition of Large Tribes. 08/14/2022: Sunday – 20 rooms 08/15/2022: Monday – 20 rooms 08/16/2022: Tuesday – 15 room Please call as soon as …

Treasury to release overdue $500 million in pandemic relief for tribes (MEDIA SHARE)

Badlands in South Dakota

Large tribes lament some newly attached strings. Rob Capriccioso U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before Senate Finance Committee at Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 7, 2022 in Washington, D.C. The committee held a hearing to examine the Biden Administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2023 for the Treasury Department. (Photo by …

Seeking Input: Protection and Restoration of Tribal Homelands

Indian Affairs is seeking input as to what the Department’s top priorities should be with regard to several topics related to the protection and restoration of Tribal homelands. The consultation sessions will focus on three specific topics: the land-into-trust process; leasing and rights-of-way; and sacred sites and treaty rights. As a starting point to facilitate discussion, the Department poses specific questions that …

New Board Elected for COLT

COLT BOARD 2021-2022

During this meeting a new board of directors was voted upon and ratified. Chairman Kevin Killer – Oglala Sioux Tribe PresidentVice Chairman Myron Lizer – The Navajo Nation, Vice PresidentTreasurer Lisa White Pipe – Rosebud Sioux, Tribal CouncilSecretary Nathan Small – Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Council Member

Join us at Ballys in Las Vegas

Ballys Ballroom for COLT

We will be holding our Annual Round Up meeting at Ballys in Las Vegas, to learn more about the meeting please visit the meetings page.

COLT Seeking an Executive Director

COALITION OF LARGE TRIBES (COLT) IS SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME OVERVIEW The Coalition of Large Tribes is seeking applicants to fill an Executive Director position.  DESCRIPTION OF COLT COLT is a federally-chartered corporation governed by a board of directors to provide advocacy and to promote the sovereign rights of member tribes to protect, enhance, …