Recorded Webinars
  • Community Development Plans to Fight Drug Abuse Issues

    January 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: In order to celebrate our culture we must maintain that which is healthy and be aware of that which is not. The unhealthy practices not only destroy individuals, but also our Tribal Community. Methamphetamine and pharmaceutical abuse issues are at its peak across the United States, especially in Indian Country. This course will […]

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  • The Smart Home is Driving the Future

    December 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: The construction industry has definitely been affected by images, trends, and projects seen on home improvement television shows. Additionally, homeowners often have big folders filled with clippings of what they have seen on television, in magazines, and social media sites like (Houzz and Pinterest). What is driving those reactions and trends? Perhaps the […]

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  • Green and Sustainability Initiatives for Affordable Housing in Indian Country

    December 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: Sustainability can have many meanings and is often called “green construction” or “green building.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines green building as “the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction. This practice […]

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  • Successfully Managing Payback Agreements

    December 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: Payback Agreements used to assist Tribal housing residents reduce unpaid balances for rents or other costs, though are often a difficult and time-consuming problem for Housing employees. Sound policies and effective procedures that encourage self-sufficiency and self-determination are critical to an effective collection system. Suggested counseling or training sessions for residents will be […]

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  • Understanding the Cultural Divide

    December 8, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: There are many times that our indigenous people, tribes, tribal councils, community members, etc. are forced to deal either socially or in business with non-natives. This presentation will not only educate native and non-native people about the history of our tribes, but also create a paradigm shift of thinking for many. Understanding each […]

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  • Key Principles to Basic Home Access

    December 6, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: This session will show attendees how to evaluate and identify their own home for owner-occupied or visiting the household. This session will cover best practices for making residences designed in such a way that it can be lived in or visited by people for CONVENIENCE – FLEXIBILITY – HOSPITALITY and MARKETABILITY. Enhance home […]

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  • History and Success of Youth Programs in Indian Country

    December 1, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: Before colonization by Europeans, our Native youth were guided and directed daily by their parents and elders in the basic living requirements of not only surviving but also getting along with one another. Since colonization that way of life has been interrupted and for generations many of our Native youth have been lost. […]

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  • How to Hire the Perfect Contractor

    November 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: With the many options and overwhelming amount of information available, What you don’t know can fill a home with all the wrong things…. It is imperative that the right questions are asked and the trusted professional listens and responds to those answers given. The trends today in the home improvement market are not […]

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  • Economic Development Using Joint Ventures

    November 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

    Training Description: The goal of Tribal Economic Development is help federally recognized Indian tribes in achieving sustainable tribal economies through business diversification, and to build state-tribal relationships that foster business development beyond gaming. There are opportunities and advantages available to tribal businesses and non-Indian businesses that partner with Tribes in business ventures. Each business venture […]

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