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The Tribal Land Staff National Conference

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Unifying Indian Country to go Beyond Boundaries

The 9th Tribal Land Staff National Conference will be held at the Mystic Lake Center, located in the Shakopee Mdewakonton Sioux Community near Minneapolis, Minn. – March 26-28, 2019.

Interested in helping to make this year’s conference better?  Get involved by:

  • Volunteering to serve on the Conference Planning Committee.
  • Sending us your topic suggestions or recommendation for a great session presenter.
  • Becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor


Previous Conference Programs

Click here to look at past conference agendum and resource materials.

View a slideshow of photos from the 6th Tribal Land Staff National Conference below! Use the arrows on the left and right of the photos to navigate backward and forward through the slideshow. 

NTLA board members welcomed attendees to the exhibition hall.
The annual conference is an excellent opportunity for tribal land professionals to network with each other in a fun environment.
Conference attendees had free access to the ESRI Hands-On Learning Lab where they could do training modules for ArcGIS software.
David Matheson (right) welcomes Cris Stainbrook, president of the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, to the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel.
Chiarpah Matheson presenting an engaging presentation on applying cultural values in today's land acquisition strategies.
The registration desk is open throughout the conference for attendees who have questions.
Hainline was among the conference exhibitors who met tribal land staff professionals.
Representatives from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations were on hand to answer questions.
Bryan Van Stippen (right) awarded prizes to numerous conference attendees.
More than 250 attendees participated in the 2016 Tribal Land Staff National Conference.
The conference offers a variety of learning opportunities including the popular book raffle.