FEMA: President Declares Disaster for Montana

President Declares Disaster for Montana 05/24/2016 06:04 PM EDT   WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts…

iTEMA President Jake Heflin Testifies to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Oversight Hearing on “When Catastrophe Strikes: Responses to Natural Disasters in Indian Country” 07/30/2014 02:30 PM “Tribes are different, incidents impacting our sacred sites don’t carry monetary value.” VIDEO – (Testimony starts at 1:49:56) TESTIMONY –

iTEMA 2015 Annual Conference Location RFP

iTEMA invites tribes to submit a proposal for our Annual Conference set for April 6 – 10, 2015 and/or April 4 – 8, 2016. Please click to respond to the iTEMA Request for Proposals. iTEMA is a national non-profit Tribal…

The FEMA Tribal Policy (fully 508-compliant) has been uploaded online

All, The FEMA Tribal Policy (fully 508-compliant!) has been uploaded online, available here: And as always, it’s also accessible from our tribal webpage: Richard Flores Special Advisor for National Tribal Affairs U.S. Department of Homeland Security FEMA HQ…

Katie Armiger Behind the Scenes of “SAFE”

Katie Armiger is dedicating her single, “Safe”, from her album “Fall Into Me”, to our nation’s first responders and has created a supporting campaign, ‘Project Feel Safe’, to honor the brave men and women who keep us safe.  Check it… hosts online interactive discussion with iTEMA is pleased to host a one hour presentation and interactive discussion Wednesday, October 23, 2013, beginning at 12:00 Noon Eastern time (please convert to your local time). Our topic will be the recently founded Tribal Emergency Management Association (iTEMA)….