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About

The 17th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation

The Office on Violence Against Women is a grant-making agency in the U.S. Department of Justice. Under §903 of Title IX of the United States Department of Justice Reauthorization and Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), OVW is responsible for conducting annual government-to-government consultations with the leaders of all Federally recognized Indian tribal governments on behalf of the United States Attorney General.

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The purpose of each consultation is to solicit recommendations from tribal government leaders on the following topics:
(1) Administering tribal funds and programs;
(2) Enhancing the safety of Indian women from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, homicide, stalking, and sex trafficking;
(3) Strengthening the federal response to such crimes; and,
(4) Improving access to local, regional, state, and federal crime information databases and criminal justice information systems.

Tribal Leader Invitation


2021 Consultation Summary Report


Hybrid Tribal Caucus | September 20, 2022, 6:00 – 8:00 pm AKT

The National Congress of American Indians Task Force on Violence Against Women, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, and the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center invites tribal leaders, tribal designees, tribal representatives, and tribal coalitions to join a discussion of tribal priorities for the 17th Annual Violence Against Women Consultation. The tribal caucus will take place in a hybrid environment so you can participate in person or online. We encourage you to register for the tribal caucus if you are going to attend in person or online. The tribal caucus is a closed event for tribal leaders, tribal designees, tribal representatives, and tribal coalitions. We ask that federal partners and the press do not attend this event.

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