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The Office on Violence Against Women extends a special thank you to all of the Tribal Leaders who wish to present at the 18th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation, which will be held at the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma between August 8-10, 2023.

If you are a non-elected/appointed tribal leader wanting to submit testimony, you must submit either an authorizing resolution from your Tribal Council or a letter from the Tribal Chairman authorizing you to offer testimony on behalf of your tribe. Tribal Leaders must be from a Federally Recognized Tribe. There will be three opportunities for Tribal Leaders to provide testimony.

  • Pre-recorded Testimony (with assistance provided by Chickasaw Speaker Management)
  • Oral Testimony (In person)
  • Written Testimony

Testimony submission details are provided to all Tribal Leaders and delegates who select that they would like to provide testimony within the registration process.

Note: Written testimony is due by Monday, September 11, 2023. If you have any questions or need assistance, please send an email to: tribalconsultationsupport@chickasaw.com.

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Recording Notice: Portions of this consultation will be recorded for the purpose of technical quality assurances. In the event of any technical failure, the recordings will serve as a backup source for the written summary to be presented to the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.
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Event Details

August 8-10, 2023
Tulsa, OK

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