Tribal Land Staff National Conference

The premier education and networking event for tribal land professionals



10th Tribal Land Staff National Conference

Thank you to all who participated!

Thank you for joining us for the 10th Tribal Land Staff National Conference which has now concluded. Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 virus, the event was held online this year March 23-25, 2021. All of the virtual presentations have now been posted on the NTLA website. Scroll down this page and select any presentation to watch. Attendees should look for the delivery of Conference ‘swag bags’ shortly.

If you have questions about the Conference please email ntla@iltf.org or call (651) 766-8999.

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Visit the Exhibition Hall!

Th 10th Tribal Land Staff National Conference has concluded. Thank you to all of our sponsors and exhibitors who participated. Please visit our Sponsor page and Exhibition Hall to learn more about these organizations. We appreciate their support!

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITION HALL

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Thank you to our sponsors!

PLATINUM:  Indian Land Tenure Foundation

GOLD:  Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians  <>  Coyote Business Park

BRONZE: Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon  <>  Esri  <>  Indian Land Capital Company  <>  Pandell  <>  Plus Codes

Click here to learn more about the tribes, corporations and organizations that are supporting this year’s conference.

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Watch the Conference presentations

All of the online presentations at the 2021 Tribal Land Staff National Conference were recorded for viewing at your convenience. Sessions titles are listed below. Click on a session title to view the presentation on YouTube.

Conference Sessions

 

Opening Address: Lessons From Another Pandemic – A Chance to Close the Systemic Gaps

Presenter: Chief Commissioner Manny Jules

 

Spatial Organization and Land Use Patterns

Presenter: Amy Wilson, Founder & Principal Consultant, Social, Economic, Energy and Resource Renewal, LLC

 

Fee-to-Trust Experiences on Fond du Lac

Presenter: Timothy Krohn, Land Information Manager, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

 

Rights-of-Way: Indians are being had ‘big time’

Presenter: Sally Willett, Retired Judge, Cherokee Nation

 

Building a Sustainable and Resilient Indigenous Economy 

Presenter: André LeDressay, Director, Tulo Centre for Indigenous Economics

 

Legal Updates

Presenter: Sarah Roubidoux Lawson, Of Counsel, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

 

A Scalable Approach to Evaluating and Addressing Your Property’s Environmental Conditions

Presenter: Jennifer Casler, Senior Associate Geologist, Haley & Aldrich

 

Probate and Proposed Regulation Changes

Presenter: Sally Willett, Retired Judge, Cherokee Nation

 

NEPA Regulation Changes

Presenters: Sara Dutschke Setshwaelo, Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell

Matthew Adams, Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell

 

Section 17 Corporations: Using the Past to Structure Your Business for the Future

Presenter: Shauna Coons, Managing Attorney, Kwe Law Firm

 

Land Acquisitions and Creative Solutions

Presenters: Monte Gray, Assistant General Counsel, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Travis Stone, Land Use Director, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

 

Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Program

Presenters: Milo Booth, Director of Tribal Affairs, Tribal Self-Governance Transportation Program

Eldridge Onco, Regional Counsel, United States Department of Transportation

 

Pandemic Effects on Estate Planning

Presenter: Casey Ross, Director, American Indian Law and Sovereignty Center

 

Shortening the TSR Timeline

Presenter: James Colombe, Project Manager, Center for Indian Country Development

 

Collaborating for Success in Strategic Planning and Economic Development

Presenters: Cynthia Ptak, Economic Development Representative for Arizona for Economic Development Administration, United States Department of Commerce

Frances Sakaguchi, Economic Development Integrator – Seattle Regional Office, United States Department of Commerce

 

Flood Hazard Identification and the National Flood Insurance Program in Indian Country 

Presenters: Dr. Frank Shockey, Senior National Flood Insurance Program Specialist, FEMA-Region V

Nick Bruscato, Mitigation Tribal Liaison/Risk Analysis Program Specialist, FEMA-Region V

 

Site Planning Indian Lands: Designing and Building with Vision

Presenters: Ken Ryan, Principal, KTGY Architecture

Shane Melbo, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Oak and Stone Development

 

Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp

Presenter: Erick Giles, Attorney, Drummond Woodsum

 

What to Expect from the Biden Administration 

Presenter: Larry Roberts, Professor of Practice and Executive Director, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, ASU

Explore Sponsorship Opportunities

The 11th Tribal Land Staff National Conference will be held in Minnesota in 2022, and there will be numerous sponsorship opportunities available to tribal nations, businesses, government agencies and others. Sponsors receive multiple forms of recognition and exposure before, during and after the conference.

For more information specifics on available sponsorships please contact David Garelick (telephone: 651-789-1748, email: dgarelick@iltf.org.)

2021 sponsors and exhibitors