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Inaugural Tribal Nations Summit To Be Held In Portland


September 27, 2018

From The City of Portland: The City of Portland will host its first-ever Tribal Nations Summit on Friday, September 28, 2018. This inaugural event will include a Summit of Tribal and City Elected Leaders and a day-long training for more than 100 City employees. The band Portugal. The Man will also be attending the City training. The goal of this momentous occasion is bring together elected tribal leaders, cultural experts and city to share, learn, and strengthen relationships.

The theme of the Summit is "Coming Together as One," and will mark the official launch to the newly established Tribal Relations Program and implementation of City Council Resolution 36941, which formalizes the City's relationship with Tribal Government Partners. "The Tribal Nations Summit is a historic event that will make good on a long overdue promise to deepen our relationships with tribal government partners," says Mayor Ted Wheeler. "It is essential that City leaders listen and learn from tribal leaders about how to better engage as allies and partners."


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