Consultation Support Center

Background
The Consultation Support Center provides the latest information to help tribal leaders engage with the federal government in consultations. Please help NCAI keep this Center as updated as possible by sending new consultation announcements, information, and resources to Ryan Seelau, Senior Researcher, at: rseelau@ncai.org

On this page you will find.

Week at a Glance (a quick list of consultations, listening sessions, and deadlines for the week)
Key Resources on Tribal Consultation

Additionally, the Consultation Support Center has additional information on: 

 Consultation/Listening Session Announcements (a list upcoming tribal consultation sessions with relevant information/links)
♦ Consultation Materials by Agency (a list of federal agencies and agency-specific documents related to tribal consultation)
♦ Consultation Resources/Archives (additional documentation relevant to tribal consultation)

 

 

Week at a Glance
(October 18 - 22, 2021)
Monday, October 18
  CONSULTATION (2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT): DOI consultation on on several topics related to the protection and restoration of Tribal homelands, including but not limited to: the land-into-trust process, leasing and rights-of-way, and sacred sites and treaty rights (Session 1 of 4 -- Focus on Tribes in Alaska time zone).
Tuesday, October 19
  CONSULTATION (2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT): DOL consultation to obtain input from tribes as the Department of Labor is considering incorporating a standard definition for the effectiveness in serving employers performance indicator in the regulations for the Indian and Native American Programs authorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Wednesday, October 20
  LISTENING SESSION (8:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT): DOI listening session focused on Tribal Discretionary Grants (Session 1 of 2). Register here.
Thursday, October 21
  CONSULTATION (2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT): DOI consultation on on several topics related to the protection and restoration of Tribal homelands, including but not limited to: the land-into-trust process, leasing and rights-of-way, and sacred sites and treaty rights (Session 2 of 4 -- Focus on Tribes in the Central and Eastern Time Zones).
Friday, October 22
  No consultation sessions, listening sessions, or written comment deadlines on this date.

 


Key Resources on Tribal Consultation

♦ President Clinton (November 6, 2000): Executive Order 13175: Consultation and Coordination With Indian Tribal Governments

♦ President Biden (January 26, 2021): Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships 

♦ Department of the Interior (February 2021): Improving Interior’s Consultation with Tribes: Development of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Plan for Improving Implementation of EO 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments

♦ US Government Accountability Office (March 2019): Tribal Consultation: Additional Federal Actions Needed for Infrastructure Projects

 

Would you like to know more?

Click on the links below for more information on:

♦ Consultation Announcements
♦ Consultation Materials by Agency
♦ Consultation Resources/Archives