Sacred Path

Tribal Enrollment and Enhanced Tribal Card Program Conference

Casino Del Sol Resort and Conference Center
August 13 - 15, 2024
Tucson, AZ

This three-day conference will entail new conversations of interest in Indian Country with a focus in the roles of Enrollment Departments.

  • Hear from experts and tribes who have performed membership studies forecasting population growth that resulted in changes to membership criteria - lineal descendancy vs. minimum blood quantum.
  • Enrollment Fundamentals:
    • Genealogy research tools
    • Records management
    • Blood quantum modifications
    • The role of Enrollment Departments supporting ICWA
  • Secure Identification Cards “What does Real ID mean to Tribal Nations?” Enhancing tribal ID Cards. Hear from the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection.
  • Enhanced Tribal Card Program (ETC) Informational Session - What you need to know to develop your tribal nation’s ETC card equivalent to a US Passport card.
  • ETC Program Training - How to identify fraudulent documents and conduct effective interview techniques.
  • Hear from FEMA about a NEW Personal Identification Verification - Interoperable (PIV-I) smart card. An employee badge providing a secure and standardized approach to cybersecurity.
  • How DNA works? How and when is DNA used for tribal enrollment purposes?
  • Who should attend? Tribal enrollment personnel, tribal leadership, enrollment committee members, legal and IT support staff.

Sacred Path, a consulting service operated by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Enrollment Department, will be hosting the first Tribal Enrollment and Enhanced Tribal Card Program Conference. Early Bird Registration with received payments made on or before July 15, 2024, 11:59 P.M. PST is $900 per attendee. Standard Registration rates received after are $1,000 per attendee.

Name Change Fee:

Name changes for a registration from the same tribe/ organization (i.e., sending a replacement attendee) may be made up to five (5) business days prior to the conference without a fee. A processing fee of $100 will be charged for every name changed to an existing registration less than (5) business days of the start of the conference and on-site.

Payments can be made by credit card, check or money order. Credit Card payments can be made using the link here.

Checks or Money orders should be made payable to:

Pascua Yaqui Tribe
PO Box 23399
Tucson, AZ 85734

Cancellation requests received by 11:59 p.m. PST, Monday, July 15, 2024, will be refunded, minus a US $125 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received after 11:59 p.m. PST, Monday, July 15, 2024, will NOT receive a refund. Credit card refunds will be processed within two to three weeks of receipt, minus any credit card processing fees that were applied. Check refunds will be processed four weeks after the conference ends. All cancellation and/or change requests must be received in writing and sent to

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Expires 07/15

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