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2019 Tribal Self-Governance Annual Consultation Conference

March 31 - 2, 2019


Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium (SGCETC), Indian Health Service (IHS) and Department of the Interior (DOI) will host the 2019 Tribal Self-Governance Annual Consultation Conference March 31- April 4 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, Michigan. The mission of this conference is to connect Self-Governance Tribes, those interested in Self-Governance, and Tribal organizations with Federal Partners and Organizations to discuss national issues, and share best practices. Throughout the conference there will be numerous opportunities for attendees to network with Self-Governance Tribal leaders, coordinators, and advocates along with Federal partners and various other federal organizational leaders. Some highlights of this year’s conference to keep in mind when booking travel will be our annual healthy walk along with numerous other organized receptions and networking events. This year’s conference will begin on Sunday March 31- Tuesday Morning April 2 with presentations from IHS. DOI will begin the 2nd portion of the event on Tuesday Afternoon April 2 and continue through Thursday April 4. Thank you for your continued support of Self-Governance and we hope to see you in Michigan!



Sunday, March 31: IHS Pre-Conference Training (1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Monday, April 1: IHS Conference Day 1 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, April 2: IHS Conference Day 2 (8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)


Pre-Registration is $375 and closes Friday, March 8.  After that date, all registrations will increase to $425 and will be handled on-site. 


Click on the event website to view the draft agenda, secure your hotel room, and to register for the conference.

Registration Fee: $375-$425

Event Sponsor: IHS

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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Acme MI 49610

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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Acme MI 49610

Phone: 231-534-6000

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Anna Johnson