Dedicated to Promoting Tribal Self Determination & Sovereignty

ATNI is organized and chartered as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation under the laws of the State of Oregon. The organization sets out its membership and operating policies within its Constitution and Bylaws and ATNI Policies & Procedures Manual. Authority for management of the affairs of ATNI are delegated to the Executive Council by the members and further delegated to the Executive Board, Committees, and Executive Director.



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ATNI Mid Year Convention 2015

May 18-21, 2015

Host Tribe: Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa
6823 Highway 8, PO Box 1240
Warm Springs, Oregon, 97761, United States


Mention ATNI for convention rates

For questions, please call ATNI Office (503) 249-5770

Register Online Now!

Attendees & tradeshow vendors, download the registration form here.

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3-day Government to Government
Negotiation Skills Workshop
2015 ATNI Conference – Warm Springs, OR

Warm Springs, Oregon at the ATNI Mid Year Convention hosted at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort

ATNI is pleased to welcome Indian Dispute Resolution Services’ new, one of kind, workshop on “government to government” negotiation skills for tribal leaders. This training focuses on and describes the “government to government” negotiation process and how tribes can use their potential leverage/power to make it work for them.

This training is free, however, you must be registered to attend the ATNI conference to attend.

Please see the attached flyer for details.

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ATNI Event

ATNI Tribal Leaders Summit on Climate Change
March 10 & 11th, 2015, Doubletree Lloyd Center, Portland Oregon

Tribal Councils, Policy Leaders, Tribal Staff, and federal agency representatives attend the ATNI Tribal Leaders Summit on Climate Change.

Please see our event page for more details including speaker presentations.

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33rd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
April 19-22, 2015 | Portland, Oregon

NICWA is excited to announce that our 33rd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect will be taking place in NICWA’s hometown, Portland, Oregon, on April 19–22, 2015. Conference attendees are a cross-section of experts including child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice service providers; legal professionals; students; advocates for children; and tribal and federal leaders.

For more info:

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2015 NW CSC Climate Boot Camp (CBC)

We are writing to enthusiastically announce the 2015 NW CSC Climate Boot Camp (CBC).  This year’s camp is hosted by the University of Washington and will run from August 16th21st at Pack Forest Conference Center in Eatonville, WA.  The curriculum for this year’s camp will delve into Adaptation on the Wildland-Urban Interface.

More details about the background, location and application process for 2015 CBC are described in the attached "2015 CBC Announcement Flyer".

The application deadline is May 13, 2015. Note that applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis for a limited number of slots. There are a total of 5 positions for early-career participants from Tribes, and these will be selected based on input from staff at relevant agencies.

If you have any questions about camp or the application process please feel free to contact Arwen Bird, CBC Coordinator (e:, p: 503.318.5104).

For More Info: CBC Flyer