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The Jay Treaty Border Alliance will hold the 2020 Summit (“Summit”) on May 12-13 to provide an opportunity for leaders of tribal governments and First Nations communities located on or near the United States – Canada border to discuss border crossing and related issues with tribal leaders and agency officials from both the Trump and Trudeau Administrations.

Proposed Topics:

  • Jay Treaty and Crossing the Border (Tribal Border Crossing Parity Act)

  • Training Border Security Agents

  • Real ID Act and flying using tribal identification cards


Dates: Postponed



  • Day 1 in Lummi Silver Reef Casino & Hotel

  • Day 2 in Vancouver, Canada, Location TBD

Travel: Attendees should plan to travel to Bellingham, Washington on Monday, May 11 and return Thursday, May 14.

Hotel: Guests can reserve a room for $96 per night at the Lummi Silver Reef Casino & Hotel using the “Jay Treaty Border Alliance” room block by calling 866-383-0777 ext. 4120. The last day to reserve a room in the room block is Monday, April 27.

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