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Conference Overview & Agenda 2017

Overview screen shotConference registration includes three days of information-packed sessions, an evening reception and networking lunches. Download Conference Overview or Conference Agenda 

Land/Realty Office Topics 

  1. Indigenous Place-making: A Mapping Tool
  2. Securing Land Assets Through Data Automation 
  3. Title Defects & Remedies  
  4. AIPRA & Probate Regulations - CLE Pending
  5. Purchase at Probate
  6. Creating a Web-mapping Platform    
  7. Land Buy-Back Program


  1. Foundations of NEPA
  2. Reviewing NEPA Documents
  3. Cultural Conservation & Open Space Easements
  4. Cultural Landscape Approaches to Tribal Design and Preservation
  5. Fundamentals of a Tribal Historical Preservation Office
  6. Application of “Winters” Reserved Water Rights - CLE Pending
  7. Tamaya Land: History to Current Day
  8. Tamaya Village Tour
  9. Introduction to Indian Water Rights and Settlements

Advancing Sovereignty and Self-Determination

  1. Leasing Versus Assignment
  2. Contracting & Compacting BIA Functions - CLE Pending
  3. Taxation on Tribal Trust Lands - CLE Pending
  4. Preparing Land Use Plans
  5. Fee Acquisition & Fee-to-Trust ( Basic) - CLE Pending
  6. Fee-to-Trust and Reservation Proclamations - CLE Pending
  7. TAAMS and Tribal Recording Offices
  8. BIA Forms Update
  9. Case Law and Legislative Updates - CLE Pending
  10. When Real Estate Meets Economic Development
  11. Negotiating Agreements with Other Jurisdictions


Past Participating Tribes

More than 150 tribal nations have attended previous conferences.

See Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to all the Sponsors and Exhibitors for the 2017 Conference!

Our Lands

"It was so good to hear that we are all on the same path – taking ownership of our lands..."

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