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Tribal Leadership Summit

2023 – 2024 UW Tribal Leadership Summit

The Tribal Leadership Summit is an opportunity for University of Washington and tribal leaders to gather and discuss issues of importance to American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

Date: May 28, 2024
Duration: 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House
Lunch will be provided.

RSVPs for the Annual Tribal Leadership Summit are now closed.

If you are a tribal leader and need to reach someone about the Summit, please contact Sherri Berdine, Director of Tribal Relations, at Thank you!

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.

The summit was instituted in 2007 within the framework of the Washington State Centennial Accord which recognizes tribal sovereignty and calls for government-to-government conversation around issues facing tribal communities. Information on past summits is available in the archives.