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777 Casino Dr, Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-7777


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  • Monday: Pre-Conference GPR Workshop & tour of Museum of the Cherokee Indian ($50). Lunch included.
  • Monday Evening: Welcome Reception (free)
  • Tuesday: Business Dinner & NATHPO Roundtable – Members (free) and potential members ($50) only.
  • Wednesday: Culture Night & Dinner provided by EBCI (free).
  • Thursday Afternoon: Sacred Place(s) Field Trip ($50). Box lunch included.
  • Thursday Evening: Movie Night (free).
  • Friday: Community Building Brunch (free).

View Detailed Agenda Here

Registration required for all events except Welcome Reception, cost for each event indicated. Registration closes 2/8/23.

Thank you for your interest in registering for the 23rd Annual NATHPO Conference! In-person registration is closed at this time. If you are interested in the streaming only option please register below.

Registration Details

Member Registration (Members Only): $400
Registration for THPOs, Tribal leadership, representatives, and staff from Tribes that are currently members of NATHPO.

  • To receive member pricing, you must log in using your NATHPO username & password.
  • If your Tribe is a NATHPO Member, but you’re having trouble accessing member pricing or if you have additional questions please contact Melissa Madrigal at

NATHPO Non-Member Tribal Registration: $475
Registration for THPOs, Tribal leadership, representatives, and staff from Tribes that are not currently members of NATHPO.

General Participant Registration: $550
Registration for other attendees including private, state, federal representatives or non-Tribal participants.


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Refund requests must be sent to by January 13, 2023 and will incur a $20 fee. Refunds will not be processed after that date.

By registering for the 23rd Annual NATHPO Conference you are agreeing to follow: 

Code of Conduct

NATHPO is committed to creating and maintaining a harassment-free environment for all participants at our events. All members and participants, including employees, contractors, vendors, volunteers, and guests, are expected to engage in appropriate and respectful behavior, and to always preserve NATHPO’s standard of professionalism. NATHPO encourages productive dialogue while maintaining a safe space for all.

Audio/Visual Image Release

Your attendance at this event indicates your consent and approval for NATHPO to use audio and visual images of you, captured during the 23rd Annual NATHPO Conference and associated events through audio, photo, and/or video recording means, to be used solely for the promotional material, multimedia, and publication purposes of NATHPO and waive any rights of compensation or ownership and the audio and visual images.

COVID Statement

In keeping with the Association's duty of care and our responsibility as an event host, NATHPO is guided by recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and will abide by the legal mandates of the state of North Carolina at the time of the 2023 Annual Conference.

As part of our commitment to creating the safest possible environment for our in-person events, we strongly recommend that all attendees do the following for all in-person meetings regardless of the CDC COVID-19 Community Level:

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, including all primary series doses and boosters for their age group.
  • Take a rapid COVID test prior to attending a meeting to ensure that you are not carrying the disease.
  • Wear a mask in indoor settings if you are at high risk for severe illness.
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms prior to travel please remain at home and let us know as soon as possible.
  • If you begin experiencing any symptoms and/or test positive while at the Conference, please isolate and let us know immediately.