White House Tribal Nations Conference

Hotel Information

Tribal Leaders' Reception

Meeting Agendas and Invitations

Briefing Documents

Date: Nov 13, 2013

Where: Washington, D.C.

Tribal Leader's Electronic Briefing Book Now Available  

Download the Schedule of Events- Updated 11-12-13

Full list of public listening sessions posted by Department of the Interior

The 5th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference will be held on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. During the Summit, tribal leaders from across the nation will once again convene in Washington, DC to discuss key tribal priorities with high-level members of the Obama administration.
As in past years, NCAI will co-host a Tribal Leaders Preparatory Meeting on Tuesday, November 12th from 8am-5pm. The meeting will be at the Washington Plaza Hotel.
NCAI is co-hosting a Tribal Leaders’ reception at the National Museum of the American Indian from 6:30-8:30pm on November 12. Click here to view the invite and RSVP information. 
Click here to RSVP for the Cole for Congress Native American reception Wednesday night at 6:00pm. 
For a recap of last year's meeting and to review the 2012 tribal leader's briefing book, please visit the 2012 Tribal Leaders Summit Event Page on NCAI.org.


The Washington Plaza is now full.  Please contact Marilyn Matthews for assistance on sleeping rooms.
Marilyn Matthews Meeting Solutions
202.289.2220x101 (Local)
800.503.3330x101 (Toll-Free)
888.782.9632 (Fax)

Tribal Leader's Briefing Book

Schedule of Events

Framing Paper
Advancing Our Nation to Nation Relationship

Crosscutting Papers
Honoring the Trust Responsibility in the Federal Budget
"Indian" Mascots Data
Health & CSC
Improving access to health care and Affordable Care Act Implementation
Contract Support Costs

Economic Development 
Tribal Tax
Access to Capital
Workforce Development and Jobs
Government Contracting
International and Inter-Tribal Trade

Natural Resources
Natural Resources
Agriculture, Agribusiness, & Nutrition
Climate Change
Cultural Protection and Sacred Places
Alaska Native Subsistence

Consultation & High Level Engagement
Federal Acknowledgement
International Indigenous Issues
Elections and Voting Rights

Self-Governance/Trust Reform
Fixing the Trust System: Indian Lands and Natural Resources
Carcieri and Patchak Supreme Court Decisions
Water Rights

Law Enforcement/Disaster Relief
Violence Against Women Act and Tribal Law and Order Act Implementation
Tribal Homeland Security, Border Issues, and Stafford Act Implementation 

Youth and Education
Native Languages


Background Materials from Previous White House Meetings
2012 Summit Overview
2011 Summit Overview
2010 Summit Overview
2010 Meeting with President Overview
2009 Summit Overview