Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America
August 12, 2000 - Issue 16


National Tribal Judicial Conference

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) is a national voluntary association of tribal court judges. NAICJA is a non-profit corporation established in 1969. The Association is primarily devoted to the support of American Indian and Alaska Native justice systems through education, information sharing and advocacy. The mission of the Association, as a national representative membership organization, is to strengthen and enhance tribal justice systems.

Upcoming Events
NAICJA has a thirty year track record of providing quality training and technical assistance services for tribal justice systems, including our annual National Tribal Judicial Conference.
September 11 - 13, 2000 in Seattle, Washington.

Sessions to include:
Full Faith and Credit for Tribal Court Decisions
Sovereign Immunity and the Indian Civil Rights Act
National Tribal Justice Resource Center
Using Tradition to Strengthen Tribal Court Practices
Congressional and Judicial Update

Agenda details, a conference registration form, and an application for "Lending a Helping Hand: The Tribal Justice System Mentor Project" are available on line, or you may call 860-396-6333 for details.
National American Indian Court Judges Association, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (509) 422-6267 Fax: (509) 422-6268 Email:



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