Tribal Law and Policy Institute Announces Two Training Sessions (provided simultaneously) Addressing Violence Against Indian Women Issues

October 26  27, 2015

Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel – Little Crow 1 & 2 Meeting Rooms
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Phone: (952) 445-9000

Hotel Rate: $109.00 (Hotel Code: 1510TRIBAL)
Hotel Deadline: October 19, 2015
Reservations: 952-445-9000 or 800-262-7799
A very limited block of GSA rate ($89/night) rooms will be available to tribal grantees.
Please contact to request a room at the GSA rate.

Registration is $450.00 for 2 day training
Registration includes a daily continental breakfast, buffet lunch and coffee.

Register Today!

(Please register by October 23, 2015 if feasible. Onsite register will be available).

Paying by check: If you are paying by check, please download and complete the Training Registration Form and fax it to 323-650-8149. Please mail payment to:

Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood CA 90046

On-site registration: If you need to register on site, registration will be available on Monday, October 26th between 8:00 am – 9:00 am outside of the Little Crow 1 meeting room. Checks, credit cards, and cash will be accepted.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be made after Wednesday, October 14th. Registration will be refunded less a $25.00 administrative charge. As an alternative to cancellation, registration fees are transferable at no charge, but only with the receipt of a substitute registration form. Transfer requests must be received by October 23, 2015.

Tribal Grantees: If you are an Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grantee, please submit a grant adjustment notice (GAN) to your Program Manager requesting approval to use OVW grant funds to attend this training. Agendas can be found below.

Track One: Strengthening Tribal Laws to Protect Native Women and Families

Presenters include: Sarah Deer, Kelly Stoner, and Maureen White Eagle. (Download Draft Agenda)

Participants will walk away with specific strategies and resource tools for developing tribal laws supporting victim safety and batterer accountability. Participants will receive copies of the three updated tribal code development resources on Sexual Assault and Stalking; Domestic Violence; and exercising increased tribal authority under TLOA/VAWA.

Track Two: Incorporating Indigenous Traditions and Practice in Our Work with Victim/Survivors

Presenters include: Bonnie Clairmont and Jim Clairmont. (Download Draft Agenda)

Participants will walk away with specific strategies and resource tools for incorporating Indigenous Traditions and Practices in Our Work with Victim/Survivors. Participants will be provided with copies of the Video and Video Guidebook for Listen to Our Grandmothers:Utilizing Cultural Traditions in Our Response to Violence Against Indian Women which was developed by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute in order to assist tribal programs with incorporating cultural traditions into contemporary responses to violence against Native women.

You may also Download the Training Flyer.