Join us for our quarterly meeting with the Coalition of Large Tribes December 8th, 2017 at Treasure Island Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas.
Room “Antilles C”
Call to Order: President Russell Begaye, Navajo Nation President, COLT Chairman • Opening Prayer • Welcome & Introductions
COLT Business • Approval of Agenda • Administrative Discussion: Financial Report, Amendments to Articles, Policies and Procedures
National Inter-Tribal Energy Council (NITEC), • Chris Deschene
Legislative Update • Alison Grigonis, Senior Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Lunch Provided and Sponsored By:
Land Buy Back Program Updates • Carolyn M. Drouin, Senior Advisor, Tribal Relations, DOI
Tribal Tax Issues • Chairman Mark Fox, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations
Bears Ears Update • Jackson Brossy
ICWA Update: Texas v. Zinke Case and In re: BB Case • Tamera Begay, Legislative & Government Affairs Associate, Navajo Nation Washington Office
Farm Bill and Large Land Base Tribes • Colby Duren, Policy Director, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative • Janie Hipp, Director, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, University of Arkansas School of Law
American Petroleum Institute (API) • Gary Davis, Tribal Coordinator
Treaty Issues • Chairman Nathan Small, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Action Items: • Resolutions • Next meeting date
To reserve a room:
The reservation line is: 1-888-503-8999. Use code “COLT17” when making your reservation. The hotel room block expires on November 24, 2017.
Guests can begin booking using the following personalize booking link. https://aws.passkey.com/go/COLT17
Other Tribal Meetings in Las Vegas in December include:
- Council for Tribal Employment Rights (CTER) is having a TERO & Indian Preference Legal Update Conference on December 6-8, 2017 at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.
- National American Indian Housing Counsel (NAIHC) Legal Symposium on December 3-5, 2017 at the Venetian.