Tribal Governments

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  • Welcome to Indian Country 101 is a course developed by The Nature Conservancy and The Whitener Group to provide conservation professionals with a detailed understanding of social and political, as the website states, "The development of the Indian Country (IC) tribal engagement series was grounded in the understanding that you can’t work with tribes in the United States without first outlining the long and complicated history of tribes and tribal governments."
  • The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission was established following The Boldt Decision of 1974 to assist tribes in their role as natural resource co-managers.
  • There are 566 tribal nations within the Unites States according to the [National Congress of American Indians]
  • "The Congress shall have the power to ... regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes." - Article 1, Section 8, United States Constitution

Tribal Governments described on the Wiki

The following pages are currently in the 'tribal' and 'workgroup' categories, but does not include all tribal governments of the Salish Sea

Other Pages Using Tribal Category