Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 8:00 AM MDT
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4:30 PM MDT

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Santa Ana Star Hotel & Casino 

54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004

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Kim Benally 
Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women 

6th Annual Tribal Leaders Summit 

The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) is excited to once again convene and share space with our tribal leadership for a two-day summit on the status of violence against Native women and children in New Mexico. An annual briefing that focuses on providing policy and legislative updates, share best practices directly from our communities and provide a current state of affairs in the movement to end violence. 

The summit highlights the unique tribal, state and federal perspectives and challenges that our New Mexico tribal communities face in regards to addressing and responding to violence against our Native women and children. 


Invited tribal, federal, state agencies:

  • 20 Pueblos (includes Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo), the Navajo Nation, and both the Jicarilla Apache and Mescalero Apache Nations 
  • New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department
  • New Mexico Office of the Attorney General
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Indian Country Crimes Section, District of New Mexico, U.S. Attorney
Our Attendees:
  • Tribal leaders
  • Tribal council 
  • Tribal domestic violence and sexual assault advocates
  • Social workers
  • Tribal judges
  • Tribal court personnel
  • Tribal prosecutors
  • Court Administrators

Registration is limited to 120 people.

 Due to the high amount of interest in this year’s Tribal Leaders Summit, if you are registering, we kindly ask you to stay committed to it and make your attendance. Please email us if you cannot attend the summit so we can add from the waiting list. Thank you.

Travel scholarship applications are at capacity. We are not accepting any more travel scholarship applications.