Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Providing Training and Technical Assistance to Alaska Tribal Justice Systems


Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

This calendar includes ATJRC hosted events along with other conferences and events relevant to Tribal service providers.  Please email if you would like us to include your program/community events and/or have suggestions for other additions to the calendar.


Upcoming trainings, webinars, conferences for 2021

September 28 – 30


National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Peer to Peer Training: A Virtual Peer Led Primer on Responding to our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives

This VIRTUAL training features:
– An overview of Carolyn DeFord’s work addressing missing and murdered Indigenous women and relatives
– A review of Tribal programs
– Cultural presentations from Tribal Culture Keepers
– A virtual tour of Cultural Center and fisheries
– The latest policy and legislative updates
– An overview of traditional and cultural practices

October 4


UAF Fall 2021 Cross Regional Courses

Click below to view the full Fall 2021 UAF Tribal Management calendar

Save the course dates

  • September 27 – October 1:  TM F112 – UAF Federal Indian Law for Alaska Tribes
  • October 4 – December 1:  TM F105 – UAF Introduction to Managing Tribal Governments
  • October 5 – December 2:  TM F101 – UAF Introduction to Tribal Government in Alaska

Offering scholarship for this course:  UAF TM 122 Federal Indian Law for Alaska

October 5


Alaska Peer Support Specialist Training

Alaska Behavioral Health

ABOUT EVENT:  Your story of recovery from trauma, mental illness, and/or substance  abuse could help change someone’s life.  Peer Support Training shows you how.

Calendar Schedule

October 11-14


Bristol Bay Reentry/Recovery Webinar

Bristol Bay Native Association Reentry Program and the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation Opioid Prevention Program

This Webinar aims to talk about Historical and Intergenerational Trauma, Fidelity Bonding Variances, and Work Opportunity Tax Credits, Talking Circles, Recovery Stories and much more. 

October 14


Alaska Peer to Peer Monthly Talking Circle

Serving Alaska Tribal Grantees

The purpose of this less formal Talking Circle will focus on connection building and sharing of different points of view with others in relation to program activities, services, and training updates you have been able to provide within your village.

Save the dates:  All 4 Sessions (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm AK Time)

  • (Completed) September 9, 2021: Recovery Month
  • October 14, 2021: Indigenous Peacemaking
  • November 11, 2021: AK Native Heritage Month
  • December 9, 2021:  Mindfulness 

October 19


Tribal Peer Recovery Support Services Community of Practice Sessions

Presented by National Criminal Justice Training Center

Join other tribal stakeholders for this four-session community of practice on implementing a comprehensive substance abuse intervention program including peer recovery support services (PRSS). Engage in a peer exchange with other tribal practitioners who are working on implementing PRSS.

Save the dates:  All 4 Sessions (9:00am AK Time)

  • Webinar #3 – October 19, 2021: Integrating Peer Practitioners into Your Program
  • Webinar #4 – November 16, 2021: Building a Comprehensive Peer Recovery Support System
  • (Completed)  Webinar #1 – August 24, 2021: The Fundamentals of Peer Practice
  • (Completed)  Webinar #2 – September 14, 2021: Recovery Oriented Philosophy and Best Practices

October 19-21


National American Indian Court Judges Association Virtual Conference

ABOUT EVENT:   The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) will hold its National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference virtually on October 19-21, 2021.

NAICJA intends to continue its conference tradition of delivering top-notch training, cutting-edge information, and invaluable opportunities to network with and learn from colleagues.

November 3-5


American Indian Justice Conference

National Criminal Justice Training Center

ABOUT EVENT:  Join us in November to discuss strategies that enhance tribal justice systems including essential information on court development, alcohol and substance abuse, probation and reentry, and addressing violent crime. We will explore promising practices in multidisciplinary, multijurisdictional, and trauma informed approaches to the development and implementation of justice programs.

November 8-9


Tribal Court Development for Alaska Tribes 

In-person Anchorage, AK

ABOUT EVENT:  Whether your tribe is just beginning to develop its own tribal court or is looking to expand or modify existing tribal court operations, this class will help you plan for success. Through the lens of tribal sovereignty, Alaska tribal governance expert Lisa Jaeger* will explore traditional justice systems, current jurisdictional issues, and the organization of tribal court systems.

December 10


Unity Meeting 2021:  Increasing the Safety of Alaska Native Women

December 15-16


Roles and Responsibilities of
Tribal Council Members in Alaska

In-person Anchorage, AK

ABOUT EVENT: The members of your community have entrusted you with the responsibility to lead and govern in an effective and fair manner. Becoming an effective board or council member does not just happen. You need to develop the skills and knowledge that will help you work harmoniously with your peers, resolve conflict and learn the art of compromise. Along with these skills, you need to develop the ability to understand financial issues, which includes knowing how to read and understand the single annual audit.

December 16-17


Strategic Planning for Tribes and Tribal Organizations

Online (Virtual)

ABOUT EVENT: The ability to plan with accuracy and foresight is the cornerstone of success. Strategic planning is important at all levels of any organization, and it’s a team process. In this hands-on class, you’ll examine the unique role that tribal culture plays in the planning process. Learn what tools you can use to analyze your organization and its needs and how to develop a strategic plan.

January 18-20


Alaska Health Summit

The Intersection of Public Health and Public Safety

ABOUT EVENT:  Please save the date for the Alaska Public Health Association Health Summit taking place virtually from Tuesday, January 18, 2022 to Thursday, January 20, 2022. This year’s theme, The Intersection of Public Health and Public Safety, reflects a wide range of issues and events facing us today. More information on the conference to come and a Call for Abstracts will be sent out soon.

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Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Training & Technical Assistance Support

731 East 8th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-IC-BX-K004 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes:  The Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. 

Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.