State-Tribal Policy

Reports

2023 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

In May, Montana’s 68th Legislature adjourned. It closed with several vital bills that impact American Indians living in Montana. This report summarizes some of the bills relevant to tribal...

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Urban Indian Organizations: A Critical Community Resource Worth Investing In

Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) emerged to provide urban Indian people with health and social services. UIOs continue to be a critical resource for the communities they serve, including non-Indian...

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Policy Basics: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

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Indigenous Representation in Redistricting

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Access to the Ballot: Uphold Democracy by Strengthening the Indigenous Vote

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Build Back Better Would Invest in Tribal and Urban Indian Communities

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2021 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

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

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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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Blog Posts

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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