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Listening Sessions & Consultations

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Description

Tribal Consultations

Executive Order 13898 requires the Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives (Operation Lady Justice) to “conduct appropriate consultations with Tribal governments on the scope and nature of the issues regarding missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.”

In 2021, Operation Lady Justice is planning several specific types of listening sessions, including several for grassroots-based Tribal organizations working in the MMIP area, as well as some closed sessions with families of those who have gone missing or were murdered. If you or your organization are interested in participating in such sessions, please email [email protected].

Past Sessions

Virtual Consultation Resources

In 2020, Tribal leaders and authorized Tribal Leader designees were invited to participate in the Consultation specified for the BIA Region in which their Tribe is located. The general session was available for those unable to attend their scheduled Consultation. A full list of the sessions is available under 2020 Sessions below.

Virtual Tribal Consultations, Listening Sessions, Webinars, Meetings, and Notes

Choose an event below to view details: transcript or description, video or photos, and other related resources.

7/27/2021 Listening Session
Federal Data Discussion & Listening Session

6/25/2021 | Listening Session
AI/AN LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit Communities Listening Session

5/20/2021 | WebEx Law Enforcement Engagement
Volunteer Engagement & Unresolved Cases Technical Assistance Project

5/7/2021 | Listening Session
Grassroots Organizations Working in the Areas of Missing or Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

3/25/2021 | WebEx Law Enforcement Engagement
Law Enforcement Training Resources: Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal / Justice/Connect, Integrated Public Police Alert & Warning System

1/28/2021 | WebEx Law Enforcement Engagement
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative Tribal Community Response Plan Pilot Project 

9/17/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
General Session 

9/14/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Alaska Region - Session 2

9/10/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Alaska Region - Session 1

9/8/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Pacific Region - Session 2

9/4/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Pacific Region - Session 1

9/2/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Western and Navajo Regions

8/31/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Northwest Region

8/27/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Southwest Region

8/25/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Regions

8/21/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Southern Plains and Eastern Oklahoma Regions

8/19/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Midwest Region

8/17/2020 | WebEx Virtual Consultation
BIA Eastern Region, Session 2

6/24/2020 | Listening Session
Task Force meets with Native Youth

6/3/2020 | Virtual Listening Session
Tribes in BIA’s Pacific, Northwestern and Alaska Regions

6/2/2020 | Virtual Listening Session
Tribes in BIA’s Midwest and Great Plains Regions

5/29/2020 | Virtual Listening Session
Tribes in BIA's Southern Plains, Southwest, Western, Rocky Mountain and Eastern Oklahoma Regions

5/27/2020 | Virtual Listening Session
Tribes in BIA's Eastern Region, Session 1

3/12/2020 | Listening Session
DOI Tribal Interior Budget Council (TIBC) hosts Task Force

3/2/2020 | Listening Session
HHS ANA Tribal  Advisory Committee (TAC) meets with Task Force

2/25/2020 | Listening Session
Department of Justice Tribal Nations Advisory Council (TNLC) meets with Task Force

2/13/2020 | Panel Discussion Listening Session
HHS Administration for Children & Families (ACF) Native Grantee Meeting

2/12/2020 | Listening Session
National Congress of American Indians’ (NCAI) Executive Council Winter Session

1/29/2020 | Meeting
First Task Force Meeting

November 26, 2019, Executive Order 13898 established the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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Indian Lands of Federally Recognized Tribes of the United States
Indian Lands of Federally Recognized Tribes of the United States