2023 Tribal Leaders Summit

Join us at the Bismarck Event Center September 5 – 7, 2023 

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Welcome to the 26th Annual Tribal Leaders Summit, an empowering and transformative gathering that unites tribes from across the nation! Hosted by United Tribes Technical College and in partnership with Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board, the Summit will be in Bismarck, North Dakota from September 5 to 7, 2023.

Over the three days, our carefully curated program will feature thought-provoking keynote speakers, engaging panel discussions, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities that will foster understanding, promote cultural exchange, and foster collective progress. Our diverse range of topics will touch upon vital issues such as healthcare, education, culture, economic development, and much more.

Whether you’re a tribal leader, community member, policymaker, or an ally in support of indigenous voices, the 26th Annual Tribal Leaders Summit is an event not to be missed. Together, we will create a brighter future and a more inclusive society that uplifts all.

Register now and be a part of history in the making!

2023 Keynote Speakers

Naomi Miguel

Naomi Miguel

Wednesday Keynote Speaker

Naomi Miguel, Ba’ag Nei’dam O’ks (Eagle Singing Woman), is a citizen of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Ms. Miguel is the Executive Director for the White House Initiative on Advancing Education Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Native Americans and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities.
John Echohawk

John Echohawk

Thurseday Keynote Speaker

John Echohawk, Pawnee, is the Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund, the oldest and largest nonprofit legal organization asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.


Summit Three Day Conference Pass (Early Bird)$400
Summit Three Day Conference Pass$500
Summit Single Day Conference Pass$300
Summit Student Conference Pass$250
Elders (65 yrs and older)FREE
Summit Trade Show Vendor$375


Registration and vendor fees are non-refundable

Please mail check payments to:
United Tribes Technical College
Finance Department
3315 University Drive
Bismarck ND 58504








Join Our Trade Show

Vendor hall is OPEN to the public this year! Register for your vendor booth – spots are limited!