American Indian Justice Conference 

Agua Caliente Reservation, CA
Dec. 7-8

Guidebook App

This year, the AIJC will be using the Guidebook Mobile App, so all the conference and training information will be at your fingertips. You will be able to access:
  • The agenda
  • Your personalized schedules
  • Surveys
  • Presenter Bios
  • General Information

Download Instructions:

Mobile Device: Search for “Guidebook” in your Apps on your mobile device. Once Guidebook is uploaded, you can search for “American Indian Justice Conference.”

Desktop Computer: Search for, click on “Find A Guide,” type in “American Indian Justice Conference,” and scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click on “Web.”






Two Days of Training

The goal of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Sponsored AIJC is to provide training to enhance your tribal community’s response to combat alcohol and drug abuse, recognize how trauma impacts drug and alcohol abuse in tribal communities, and identify current trends and best practices for tribal justice systems to strengthen multi-disciplinary approaches to healing and justice. The five multi-disciplinary tracks include alcohol and substance abuse, tribal justice strategic planning, tribal courts, tribal security and probation, and tribal youth.


CTAS Purpose Area 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 9 grantees may use grant funds to attend the AIJC. Please confirm with your Program Manager that you have adequate travel and training funds remaining in your award.

The Conference

Dec. 7-8
8:30 am-4:30 pm


  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
  • The Native American Rights Fund
  • Tribal Law and Policy Institute
  • Professor Shawn Watts, Columbia School of Law
  • Hon. Lawrence Lujan
  • Hon. Cheryl Fairbanks
  • Tribal Judicial Insitute 
  • Fox Valley Technical College

Venue and Hotel

The AIJC will be held at the Renaissance Palm Springs. The hotel is within a five-minute drive from Palm Springs International Airport and offers complimentary airport transportation.


888 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Map)

$114, plus taxes and fees (if applicable) 


To get the discount rate of $114.00 you can make your reservations for this event by clicking on this link American Indian Justice Conference or by directly connecting with Marriott reservations at 1 (888) 682-1238 or (760) 322-6000. Individuals must identify themselves as being with the group, DOJ2017 - American Indian Justice Conference at the time the reservation is made in order to receive the special group rate.

Parking: $14.00 per day self-parking. Valet parking is $22.00 per day