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

Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming Food Systems

The consequences of colonization on indigenous peoples and nations are well-documented and far-reaching, and food is no exception. As colonists and the federal government forcibly removed indigenous...

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019: Year of Indigenous Languages

Indigenous peoples make up less than 5 percent of the world’s population but speak a majority of the world’s 7,000 languages. According to the United Nations (UN), the majority of languages...

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MBPC Announces Daliyah Killsback as New State-Tribal Policy Outreach Coordinator

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It is Time to Decolonize Data

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End-of-Session State-Tribal Legislative Updates

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Traditional Tobacco, Commercial Tobacco and I-185

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It takes American Indian women 21 months to earn what white men make in 12

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Guest Blog: 2016 State-Tribal Policy Symposium reflections

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