Fourteenth National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime was held December 11 — 13, 2014, on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California, with the theme, “Generational Voices Uniting for Safety, Justice and Healing.” The conference was coordinated by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute under a grant from OVC. Over a thousand people attended 70 Workshops which were presented by more than 175 Presenters who are experts in their fields. Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website









Thirteenth National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime was held December 6 — 8, 2012, on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California, with the theme, “Strength from Within: Rekindling Tribal Traditions to assist Victims of Crime.” The conference was coordinated by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute under a grant from OVC. Over a thousand people attended 70 Workshops which were presented by more than 175 Presenters who are experts in their fields. Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website

Twelfth National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime was  held December 9 — 11, 2010, on the Agua Caliente Reservation with the theme, "Walking in Harmony: Honoring Victim Voices to Achieve Safety, Justice & Healing." This event focused on innovation and successful victim programs and strategies as well as providing current information and promising practices from the field. Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website.

The Office for Victims of Crime has posted a General Overview of the Conference along with a Photo Gallery of the Conference.
 
Over 900 people attended 70 Workshops which were presented by more than 175 Presenters who are experts in their fields.

Special Keynote Address on Thursday evening, December 9, 2010 by the United States Attorney General, the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr..
Thursday morning December 9, 2010 Tribal Law and Order Act panel presentation featured John Harte (San Felipe Pueblo), Partner, Mapetsi Policy Group, Former Policy Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Closing Keynote address was on Saturday morning December 11, 2010 by: Larry Echo Hawk (Pawnee Nation), Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Hon. William A. Thorne (Pomo/Coast Miwok), Appellate Court Judge, Utah Court of Appeals, and Judge Pro Tem at many different Tribal Courts.

Cultural Exchange Performances by:

Eleventh National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime Conference was held December 11 — 13, 2008 on the Agua Caliente Reservation with the theme, “Strengthening the Heartbeat of all our Relations.” Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website.






Tenth National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime Conference
was held December 7 — 9, 2006, on the Agua Caliente Reservation with the theme, “Hope for All Generations: Weaving a Network of Safety, Justice and Healing.” Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website






Ninth National Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime Conference
was held December 9 — 11, 2004, on the Agua Caliente Reservation with the theme, “Reviving our Sacred Legacy: Lighting the Path to our Future.” Please note that you can download conference resource materials via the Conference Website.







Eighth National Strengthening Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime Conference
was held December 5 — 7, 2002, on the Agua Caliente Reservation with the theme, "United Voices: Expanding the Circle of Safety, Justice and Healing."







Conferences were also held on the following dates and cities:
  • September 27 — 30, 1999 - Tulsa, Oklahoma
    "Old Medicine/New Voices of the 7th Generation: Reconnecting Partnerships and Reclaiming Traditions."
    (no conference web site)
  • January 23 — 25, 1997 - San Diego, California
    "For All My Relations - Respecting Families and Traditions."
    (no conference web site)
  • May 11 — 13, 1994 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
    "For All My Relations - Enhancing Services to Victims of Crime in Indian Country"
    (no conference web site)
  • April 2 — 4, 1992 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
    "Protecting and Healing our Indian People."
    (no conference web site)
  • November 1 — 3, 1990 - Portland, Oregon
    "Honoring Ourselves and the Spirit of those before Us."
    (no conference web site)
  • November 1989 - Chandler, Arizona
    "Joining Together We Can Restore Balance and Harmony."
    (no conference web site)
  • November 15 — 17, 1988 - Rapid City, South Dakota
    (no conference web site)