White House Tribal Nations Summit

2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit

November 15 - November 16

The White House is excited to announce that the 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit will officially take place on November 15 and 16 2021. Please note that the dates have changed. This year the Summit will take place virtually.The Summit will feature panel discussions and listening sessions with high level Administration officials on Tribal priorities.President Biden and the Administration look forward to hosting a robust and meaningful dialogue with Tribal leaders on key issues, policy initiatives, and goals for Indian Country. This year they have changed the name from a conference to a summit to reflect the federal government’s Nation-to-Nation relationship with Tribal Nations. The Biden-Harris Administration is deeply committed to honoring their trust and treaty responsibilities to federally recognized Tribal Nations and the Summit provides an opportunity for Tribal leaders to engage directly with officials from the highest levels of the Administration.

The policy panels will include the following sessions:

  • Combating COVID-19
  • Native American Education and Native Languages
  • Public Safety and Justice
  • Climate Change Impacts and Solutions
  • Tribal Treaty Rights and Sacred Lands
  • Economic and Workforce Development
  • Infrastructure, Housing and Energy
  • Listening Session with Federal Officials

 

Agenda

Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement  - White House Briefing Room (November 15, 2021)

The White House Tribal Nations Summit Progress Report 


 

Tribal Leaders Streaming Links

Tribal Leaders (representing federally recognized tribal governments) that registered for the White House Tribal Nations Summit online should have received a special link to participate in the virtual Summit. If you do not have the link or did not register to receive the link, please reach out to Wizipan Garriott or Joaquin Gallegos.

Public Streaming Links

For all other viewers, tune in to watch the White House Tribal Nations Summit through the general public streaming links below!

Monday, November 15
Location: Virtual from the White House
Date: Monday (11/15)
Start Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time
Day 1 Tribal Nations Summit Streaming Link

Tuesday, November 16
Location: Virtual from the White House
Date: Tuesday (11/16)
Start Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time
Day 2 Tribal Nations Summit Streaming Link


 

Announcements

 


 

Event Recordings