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Free Tribal Food Sovereignty Event

On the mornings of January 27, 28, and 29, 2021 Northern California Tribal Court Coalition will host the Third Annual Restoring the Balance: Preparing Tribal Food Systems for Uncertain Times. Please join us for this free and engaging virtual gathering for the Yurok Tribe, Karuk Tribe, Trinidad Rancheria, Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria, […]

Tribal Courts in the Time of Covid

Please join two of NCTCC’s esteemed judges, Hon. Abby Abinanti and Hon. Michelle Krieger, to learn about how their Tribal Courts have responded to COVID and how “virtual” sessions have become the new reality in the courts of Indian Country. This is the latest offering in NCTCC’S popular, free Zoom training series. This training will contain information specific to Tribal courts in which […]

January 12, 2021 DEADLINE for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

To All Tribal Leaders; On December 27, 2020, H.R. 133, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplement Appropriations Act, was signed into law. One of the key provisions in H.R. 133 was funding for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Of the $81.88 billion appropriated, $409.4 million was set aside specifically for tribal […]

California Tribal Police Chiefs Association Adopts Police Officer Standards

At its October 29, 2020 meeting, the California Tribal Police Chiefs Association (CTPCA) approved its “Minimum Law Enforcement Standards for California Tribal Police Officers.”  The Standards were developed after months of discussion and consideration of current officer hiring standards for tribes and the required qualifications for California peace officers.  The Standards are not binding on […]