White House summit brings together tribal leaders


Last updated 1/22/2024 at 8:57am

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz

President Joe Biden signs the Executive Order on Reforming Federal Support for Tribal Nations on December 6, 2023, at the White House Tribal Nations Summit at the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-In December, the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit was held, bringing together tribal leaders and top administration officials to address critical issues facing tribal communities. During the event, U.S. president Joe Biden signed an executive order reforming federal funding and support for tribal nations and aimed to promote the next era of tribal self-determination.

The critical issues addressed by the summit included co-stewardship agreements for managing federal lands, training federal employees on tribal treaty rights, protecting sacred sites, streamlining...

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