State-Tribal Policy

Reports

2021 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

This report summarizes some of the bills relevant to tribal communities that the 2021 Legislature considered.

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Improving the Health of Individuals and Communities

As a result of the expansion, 15,286 eligible American Indians are currently accessing a comprehensive range of health care services at locations across the state. Not only does this have the...

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Tourism Could Be an Economic Driver in Indian Country, With Focus and Investment

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Economic Development in Indian Country: A State Investment with Continued Returns

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An Outstanding Return on Investment: Tribal Colleges and Their Contributions to Montana

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Tribal Language Preservation Strengthens Communities But Needs Consistent Funding

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Policy Basics: Taxation Authority in Indian Country

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2020 State Budget Handbook for Indian Country

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Policy Basics: Jurisdiction in Indian Country

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Demands State Investment in Indian Country

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Blog Posts

After 400 Years: It is Time to Honor the Treaties

November is Native American Heritage Month which is a time to acknowledge indigenous people’s significant contributions and celebrate Indigenous cultures, histories, and traditions. However, this...

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Broadband: Expanding the Digital Road in Indian Country

For decades, quality access to the internet has been important for businesses, schools, and communities. However, the global pandemic has made apparent the stark difference in access -particularly in...

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Senate Bill 138 Has Deep Roots in Settler Colonialism

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Update: Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

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2020 State-Tribal Symposium Wrap Up

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10 Days Left to Register for the State-Tribal Symposium

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Registration for 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country

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Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

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