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2023 Events

Upcoming Events

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Discrimination Financial Assistance Program Overview

September 21 | 1 PM (MT)

Join IAC and the Farm Service Agency for an overview of the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP). This webinar will describe the application process, deadlines for filing, and more.

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IAC Southwest Regional Summit

September 26-27 | Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

IAC's Southwest Regional Summit will bring together hundreds of Tribal food producers and Federal Agency representatives around the topics of Native food & agriculture, Tribal water initiatives, farming and water along the Rio Grande, and funding opportunities through FSA microloans. This event offers the opportunity to serve as a forum for the Native Agriculture community to exchange ideas, network and work collaboratively with USDA agencies.

Breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be provided on both days of the conference.

Lodging Information

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Albuquerque Historic Old Town

(505) 842- 5000 

For the group rate, please make a reservation by August 25th with the group code 173.

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IAC Eastern Regional Summit

October 6-7| Mohawk Nation Longhouse, Akwesasne, NY 13655


This summit aims to highlight the Eastern Region and host community’s Tribal food efforts, strengthen intertribal food networks, and create a platform for Tribal farmers to better access resources and support provided by IAC, USDA, and partner organizations. Attendees will gain insight into useful resources for Tribal agricultural and food operations through presentations, face-to-face interaction with subject matter experts, a butchering demonstration, and tours of community facilities.

October 6: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided. 

October 7: Breakfast and lunch provided.

Lodging Information

Comfort Inn & Suites Adj To Akwesasne Mohawk Casino

(518) 358-1000


For the group rate, please make a reservation by October 5th and use code 4681705.


IAC Annual Conference

December 12-14 | Palms Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Annually, the IAC hosts a conference to continue redefining and rebuilding sovereign Tribal food systems. The organization’s founding members convened the first IAC conference in 1987, with 87 Tribal Nations attending as charter members. IAC’s organizational structure supports a comprehensive approach to removing systemic inequities and barriers by focusing on advocating for the policy priorities identified by our members, advising the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on programmatic implementation while supporting Tribes and Tribal producers in their agriculture endeavors.

Past Events

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December 6-8, 2022

Virgin Hotels & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Visit our YouTube channel to view past webinars


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