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Upcoming Listening Sessions and Consultations

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Tribal Consultations

The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives, also known as Operation Lady Justice, announces the upcoming series of Tribal consultations under Executive Order 13898. The Executive Order requires the Task Force to “conduct appropriate consultations with Tribal governments on the scope and nature of the issues regarding missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.” While the Task Force had plans in place for a robust schedule of consultations and listening sessions in various locations in Indian country and elsewhere beginning in March, postponement of those sessions was required by the current public health crisis.  Therefore, the Task Force has established a series of Tribal consultations to be held virtually. The sessions are regional, based on Bureau of Indian Affairs regions.

The tribal consultations are now complete.  Please visit the Readouts from Listening Sessions/Consultations page to find a video recording and transcript from each session.

More Info on Tribal Consultations

Comment Period Extended

Consultation comments will now be accepted through October 31, 2020, at 11:59 pm, Alaska daylight time.

by email to:  [email protected]

by fax to:  202-514-7805

by mail to:  Operation Lady Justice, c/o Executive Director Marcia Good, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street NW, Room 6336, Washington DC  20531