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)

 

1/17/2022

NO EVENTS SCHEDULED ON THIS DATE AS OF YET
 
1/18/2022

NO EVENTS SCHEDULED ON THIS DATE AS OF YET
 
1/19/2022
January 19
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
AGENCY:
  Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
CONSULTATION:
  Consultation on the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
CONNECT:
  >> Registration Link
DECISION-MAKERS ATTENDING:
  >> Douglas Parker, Assistant Secretary for OSHA
>> James Frederick, Deputy Assistant Secretary
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  >> Dear Tribal Leader Letter
WRITTEN COMMENTS:
  Due: January 19, 2022
To: Submit to
https://www.regulations.gov/docket/OSHA-2021-0007
 
1/20/2022
January 20
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AGENCY:
  Department of the Interior
CONSULTATION:
  Consultation on federal subsistence policy and Alaska Native subsistence (Session 1 of 3 with Tribes, Tribal consortia, and Alaska Native organizations)
CONNECT:
  >> Registration Link
DECISION-MAKERS ATTENDING:
  >> Unspecified
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  >> Dear Alaska Native Leader Letter
WRITTEN COMMENTS:
  Due: February 15, 2022
To:
consultation-ak@ios.doi.gov
Note: Subject line should say: "Subsistence Consultation"
 
1/21/2022
January 21
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AGENCY:
  Department of the Interior
CONSULTATION:
  Consultation on federal subsistence policy and Alaska Native subsistence (Session 2 of 3 with Tribes, Tribal consortia, and Alaska Native organizations)
CONNECT:
  >> Registration Link
DECISION-MAKERS ATTENDING:
  >> Unspecified
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  >> Dear Alaska Native Leader Letter
WRITTEN COMMENTS:
  Due: February 15, 2022
To:
consultation-ak@ios.doi.gov
Note: Subject line should say: "Subsistence Consultation"
 
 
January 21
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AGENCY:
  Department of the Treasury
CONSULTATION:
  Consultation on Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) Tax Status of Coronavirus Relief Funds
CONNECT:
  >> Registration Link
DECISION-MAKERS ATTENDING:
  >> Unspecified
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  >> Announcement
WRITTEN COMMENTS:
  Due: Unspecified
To: Unspecified
 
 
DEADLINE:

January 21
AGENCY:
  Indian Health Service (IHS)
COMMENT:
  Consultation on $3.5 billion appropriated to the IHS in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), Pub. L. No. 117-58 (November 15, 2021), for the IHS Sanitation Facilities Construction program
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  >> Dear Tribal Leader Letter
WRITTEN COMMENTS:
  Due: January 21, 2022
To:
consultation@ihs.gov
Note: Subject line should be "Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act"
 
1/22/2022

NO EVENTS SCHEDULED ON THIS DATE AS OF YET
 
1/23/2022

NO EVENTS SCHEDULED ON THIS DATE AS OF YET
 

 

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