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2017 EPA New England Tribal Leaders Summit and Environmental Conference

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Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Tribal Community Center

Black Brook Road

Aquinnah, MA

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Wednesday, November 1st - Friday, November 3rd 2017

2017 EPA New England Tribal Leaders Summit and Environmental Conference: Preserving Cultural Practices Through Environmental Protection

This year's conference, hosted by the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) - Natural Resources Department, will include a host of panel discussions, presentations and cultural events.

The Tribal Leaders Summit on November 1st will be an executive session with Tribal Leaders, Tribal Environmental Directors and EPA Senior Leadership.

The Tribal Environmental Conference on November 2nd and 3rd is open to Tribal Leaders, Tribal Environmental Directors and Staff, Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, EPA Leadership and Staff, Tribal Elders and Students, as well as State, Federal and University Partners.

On November 3rd, Vector-borne Disease issues in the Northeast will be discussed along with other topics of interest. http://www.guestreservations.com/clarion-inn-marthas-vineyard/booking

Draft Agendas for both the Tribal Leaders Summit and the Tribal Environmental Conference are available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9D_gGXJ4BcXSVFGUEoyYzhmdXc

For a copy of the Save-The-Date, click here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9D_gGXJ4BcXSzhRcVF4ekRzaFU/view?usp=sharing

The Tribal Leaders Summit and Environmental Conference will be held at the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Community Center, Aquinnah, Massachusetts. Rooms are available through the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven, MA at the government rate of $130/night + tax. Please note, you cannot book online, you must call hotel directly and mention "EPA Tribal Conference, Code: EPA2017" to book your room. The Mansion House will charge a Two Night Minimum on Friday, November 3rd.

The Clarion in Edgartown, MA is also accepting reservations. If you plan on staying beyond November 3rd, reservations can be made at the Clarion with no Minimum Night Stay regulation.

Travel arrangements by ferry can be made through https://www.steamshipauthority.com/

For flight information into Martha’s Vineyard Airport, http://www.mvyairport.com/

For alternative lodging go to mvol.com/accomodations/

Please check back for more information.

Have a question? Contact the organizer at epatribalconf@gmail.com

Please indicate whether or not you will be attending the Thursday Night Feast, and if so, how many will be attending. Please also indicate if there are any dietary restrictions.

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Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Tribal Community Center

Black Brook Road

Aquinnah, MA

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