The Institute of Museum and Library Services will be hosting a Tribal Consultation to discuss President Biden’s Memorandum on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships. This meeting will help inform IMLS's Nation-to-Nation consultation plan related to Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments.

Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET


Click here to register via Zoom

Advance registration is required, and the meeting attendance details will be included in your confirmation email.

Attending as a Tribal Leader

Invitations to participate are extended to all Tribal Leaders. If you are a Tribal Leader and wish to designate a proxy to attend in your place, please copy the proxy form (Word, 32KB) text onto Tribal letterhead and email it to Brianna Ingram at by April 14. Your designee will then need to register at the Zoom link above.

You are welcome to invite anyone else from your Tribe to attend. There may also be representatives of Native organizations and others present as observers, in addition to IMLS staff.

If you would like to provide written comments, please send them to by April 23.

Attending as an Observer

During the meeting, only officially designated representatives of federally recognized Tribes will be invited to speak, but anyone who wishes to observe may sign up to attend.

Materials for the Meeting

Please see the Framing Paper (PDF, 186KB), which includes an agency brief, links to IMLS Native American funding opportunities, examples of IMLS Native American grants, and a set of questions that will guide the April 19th conversation.

Reasonable Accommodations

If you have accessibility requests or need any accommodations in order to attend the Zoom meeting, please email or call (202) 653-4787 by April 14.

Point of Contact

For questions, please contact Brianna Ingram at or (202) 653-4787.

Event Location
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services
Native American Library Services
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