Event Registration

Save the date_website.email_BW_ndnSummitWATER IS LIFE NDN WATER SUMMIT HAS BEEN POSTPONED due to campus restrictions in preparation of the Republican debate on October 28. 

There has been great interest in the Water is Life Tribal Partnership and we will keep you posted when this summit is rescheduled.  


Water is Life, A Tribal Partnership aims to build Tribal executive capacity through a strategic series of forums, events and sharing of documentation and experiences. Tribal capacity building is an ongoing and ever changing initiative that archives water from a historical context, keeps informed on a contemporary basis and drive the future through actions that are promoting and exercising Tribal sovereignty on water related issues.

Forum sessions include:

October 28

  • Blessing of Blended Water from Indian Country
  • Chairman’s Remarks
  • Indian Water Policy Interview
  • Luncheon Keynote – Anne Castle, Senior Fellow, Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, University of Colorado (former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • “50 Shades of Climate Change,” Kevin Trenberth, Senior Scientist in the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Tribal Perspective Panel
  • Reflections On the Day and Last Word
  • Billy Frank Reception (film and cultural events)

October 29

  • Water is Life Tribal Partnership Planning and Strategizing
  • Executive Session on Water Litigation

For a detailed agenda click HERE


Colorado University at Boulder in the MacAllister Building (47th & Colorado Ave.)

Room block provided through:

Rodeway Inn & Suites
555 30th Street
Boulder, CO 80303

(303) 444-3330

$79 per night (reference Water is Life)


Register and pay online at www.ndnWater.org. Or mail a check to Poston & Associates, 54 Morning Star Drive, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Registration fee: $75

For more information visit ndnwater.org or contact Andrea Kexel – ndnwaterpartners@gmail.com, 505-385-5352