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The Census Bureau conducted one national tribal consultation webinar in September 2019 and two formal tribal consultation meetings in October 2019 specific to the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System. The Census Bureau is planning one national webinar on December 16, 2020 with federally recognized tribes, which will provide a forum for tribes to receive an update and to provide input on the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System regarding work done specifically for the American Indian and Alaska Native tribal areas. The Census Bureau will provide information directly to tribes prior to the national webinar to give tribes time to review and provide input. DATES: The Census Bureau will conduct the tribal consultation webinar on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. Any questions or topics to be considered in the tribal consultation meetings must be received in writing via email by Monday, December 14, 2020. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


2020 Census Tribal Consultation; Virtual Public Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of virtual public meeting: 2020 Census Tribal 
Consultation.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) will conduct its 
final calendar year 2020 tribal consultation meeting on December 16 via 
a webinar. The tribal consultation meetings reflect the Census Bureau's 
commitment to strengthen government-to-government relationships with 
federally recognized tribes. The Census Bureau will provide updates and 
seek input on the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System (DAS). The 
Census Bureau conducted one national tribal consultation webinar in 
September 2019 and two formal tribal consultation meetings in October 
2019 specific to the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System. The 
Census Bureau is planning one national webinar on December 16, 2020 
with federally recognized tribes, which will provide a forum for tribes 
to receive an update and to provide input on the 2020 Census Disclosure 
Avoidance System regarding work done specifically for the American 
Indian and Alaska Native tribal areas. The Census Bureau will provide 
information directly to tribes prior to the national webinar to give 
tribes time to review and provide input.

DATES: The Census Bureau will conduct the tribal consultation webinar 
on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. Any 
questions or topics to be considered in the tribal consultation 
meetings must be received in writing via email by Monday, December 14, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau tribal consultation webinar meeting will 
be held via the WebEx platform at the following presentation link: 
https://uscensus.webex.com/uscensus/onstage/g.php?MTID=e020a909b86d28a8ea57200e1f0861e95.
    For audio, please call the following number: 888-456-0349. When 
prompted, please use the following Participant Code: 3683767. Event 
Password (If Requested): @Tribal

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dee Alexander, Tribal Affairs 
Coordinator, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, 
Intergovernmental Affairs Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC 
20233; telephone (301) 763-9335; fax (301) 763-3780; or email at 
[email protected] or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Census Bureau's procedures for outreach, notice, and 
consultation ensure involvement of tribes, to the extent practicable 
and permitted by law, before making decisions or implementing policies, 
rules, or programs that affect federally recognized tribal governments. 
These meetings are open to citizens of federally recognized tribes by 
invitation.
    The Census Bureau's Decennial Directorate and the Intergovernmental 
Affairs Office have been responsible for the development and 
implementation of outreach and promotion activities to assist in 
obtaining a complete and accurate census count in 2020 among all 
residents, including the American Indian and Alaska Native populations. 
This program is one part of the overall outreach and promotion efforts 
directed at building awareness about the importance of the Census 
Bureau's commitment to produce quality 2020 American Indian and Alaska 
Native data for all tribal communities and organizations.
    In accordance with Executive Order 13175, Consultation and 
Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, issued November 6, 2000, 
the Census Bureau has adhered to its tribal consultation policy by 
seeking the input of tribal governments in the planning and 
implementation of the 2020 Census with the goal of ensuring the most 
accurate counts and data for the American Indian and Alaska Native 
population. In that regard, we are seeking comments to the following 
operational topics:

1. 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System
2. American Indian and Alaska Native Geography Hierarchy

    Through the national tribal consultation webinar, Census Bureau 
staff will provide tribal communities with further details on the 
disclosure avoidance methodology being considered for the 2020 Census. 
For more information, please see the following URL link: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/decennial-census/2020-census/planning-management/2020-census-data-products/2020-das-updates.html.
    Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census, approved the 
publication of this Notice in the Federal Register.

    Dated: November 16, 2020.
Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2020-25634 Filed 11-19-20; 8:45 am]
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