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Webinar: Offender Reentry Provisions in Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 & Interagency Agreements

The webinar session will include a review of reentry provisions in the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and share success stories from state and tribal perspectives. The State of New Mexico will focus on jurisdictional coordination and collaboration with Indian tribes on cases and resource sharing as it relates to the New Mexico Children’s code.  The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will focus on the success of its tribal court-district court joint-powers agreement coordinated in a Public Law 280 jurisdiction and its potential to address matters such as offender reentry. The Pueblo of Laguna will focus on development of its agreements with the state of New Mexico and its probation and parolees and community notification.

Date:              Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Time:              3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. EDT

Registration:  To register for this webinar, please click here.  Once registered, you will be sent the Webinar Access Code and Call-in Number by a follow-up email prior to the event.



Kenneth J. Gonzales, U.S. Attorney, District of New Mexico, U.S. Department of Justice

Wade Warren, Chief Probation Officer, U.S. District of North Dakota

Bernie Teba, Native American Liaison, Department of Children, Youth & Families, State of New Mexico

Korey Wahwassuck, Associate Judge, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Court

Mark Dyea, Probation Manager, Pueblo of Laguna

Ada Melton, President, American Indian Development Associates (facilitator)

This is the second installment in an eight webinar series. The webinar series builds on the U.S. Department of Justice e-publication, Strategies for Creating Offender Reentry Programs in Indian Countrywhich provides recommendations and information on promising practices related to offender reentry in Indian country. This session is sponsored by the Community Capacity Development Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

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