2017 Native American Veterans Summit

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 07:30 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:30

2017 Native American Veterans Summit is open and available at https://2017_native_american_veterans_summit.eventbrite.com.

The event is September 26-27 and it will be hosted by the Suquamish Tribe at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Report.

Washington State Native American Veterans Summit


Breakout Sessions:

-2017 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Presentation
-G.I. Bill
-​MVP Overview General
​-Speaking the Language of TBI
​-VBA Benefits TVR Training
​-Veterans Helath Care Benefits Overview
​-WA State Veterans Benefits
​-Veterans and the Environment



VA Regional Office Update
VA Puget Sound Health Care System Update
Understanding VA Eligibility & Health Care Benefits
VA Service Officer Basics
Internships for Veterans in National Resources and Agriculture
Survivor Claims and Benefits
Special Claims - Presumptive Conditions
Treatment of PTSD and Mental Health
Role of Tribal Veterans Representatives/Tribal Veteran Service Officers
Veteran Apprenticeship Programs
Federal and State Education Benefits
National Cemetery Administration 
Traumatic Brain Injury
Non-Service Connected Pension & Aid and Attendance

This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend this event. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered participants, and a cultural event with dinner will be provided on the first evening. For more information please contact steveng@dva.wa.gov.


This Summit was made possible by the coordinated efforts of:

Summit Host: Suquamish Tribe

Summit Sponsor: Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Summit Supporter: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Tribal Government Relations