Conferences and Trainings

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Upcoming Events


The Second New York Listening Conference "Working Toward Solutions"

Date: September 29 - 30, 2016

Location: Albany, NY

Organized by The NY Federal-State-Tribal Courts & Indian Nations Justice Forum, The NYS Judicial Institute, and The Western Community Policing Institute, with support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice & the State Justice Institute.


SAVE THE DATE: 15th Annual National Indian Nations Conference

Date: December 8- 10, 2016

For updates, please check out the Office for Victims of Crime website here.


Past Events


5th Annual Midwest Peacemaking Conference

Date: June 8-10, 2016

Location: Manistee, MI

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' (LRBOI) annual peacemaking conference aims to inform professionals in the field on the practice of peacemaking as a conflict resolution technique. LRBOI Peacemaking department encourages people to solve their own problems in a safe environment. In Peacemaking decisions are reached through discussing the wrongdoing of the child, a family member or a tribal employee, and any other underlying issues.

This year's conference keynote speaker is Joan P. Vestrand who is the Associate Dean and Professor at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. There will also be a special performance by the Ladies of Native Comedy.

For more information, click here.


9th Annual American Indian Justice Conference

Date: June 15-16, 2016

Location: Tucson, AZ

The Pasqua Yaqui Tribe is hosting the 9th Annual American Indian Justice Conference to enhance your ability to combat alcohol and drug abuse in your tribal community. Recognize how trauma impacts drug and alcohol abuse in tribal communities. Identify current trends and best practices for tribal justice systems to strengthen multi-disciplinary approaches to healing and justice. Four disciplinary tracks of training are being offered:  Alcohol and substance abuse, tribal justice strategic Planning, tribal Courts, and tribal probation

For more information and to register, click here.


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