The 7th Tribal Land Staff National Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico March 21-23, 2017. It was a record-breaking year with 344 attendees, representing 91 federally recognized tribes. Participants were able to learn, share and network with other tribal land staff professionals during conference sessions, and networking breaks.

This year’s theme focused on advancing sovereignty and self-determination through tribal land management. Attendees had the opportunity to choose from numerous sessions, including topics focusing on Land and Reality Offices, Cultural and Environmental, and Advancing Sovereignty and Self-Determination. Materials from the conference are available to tribal land professionals on the Indian Land Forum Website.

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