USDA Farm Bill tribal consultation

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hosting a listening session and tribal consultation on the 2018 Farm Bill in conjunction with the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid Year Conference. Both events will be held at Nugget Casino & Resort in Sparks, Nevada.

Listening session
Wednesday, June 26
6:30-8 p.m. (PDT)

Tribal consultation
Thursday, June 27
1-5 p.m. (PDT)

To attend the listening session or consultation, please RSVP to Tribal.Relations@osec.usda.gov by June 21 with the following information:
  1. Name
  2. Tribe/organization
  3. Title (i.e., chairwoman)
  4. City, state
  5. Phone
  6. Are you attending both the consultation and listening session?
  7. Issues you are interested in
  8. Would you like to be added to the Office of Tribal Relations newsletter recipient list?

To prepare for the consultation, the Native Farm Bill Coalition has provided a template letter for written comments and talking points for your use.