A Tribal Real Estate Training was held on April 15, 2015, in Rothschild, WI.
View the video presentations –
Introduction to Tribal Lands and Jurisdiction – Representatives from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Tribal Real Estate representatives, and a Professor of Law from UW Madison, presented a brief overview of the various types of Tribal lands and discussed jurisdictional issues that may arise during a construction project.
Tribal Land Management Program Overviews – Representatives from Tribal Real Estate Offices and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Great Lakes Agency discuss processes required to facilitate the road projects within their jurisdiction.
Overview of BIA proposed changes to real estate and land related regulation –
Representatives from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Great Lakes Agency gave a brief overview of the proposed changes to 25 Code of Federal Regulations 169.
WisDOT Real Estate Process – Representatives from WisDOT gave a brief overview and examples of the processes that need to be completed before work can be initiated on road projects.
ROW – Utility, Compensability and Cultural Resources Issues – Representatives from WisDOT and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO) discuss the requirements that need to be met prior to and during road projects.
Round Table Discussion Case Studies – Tribal Representatives and WisDOT staff presented examples of road projects that required cooperation from both agency and Tribal staff.