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

Pow Wows Bring Culture and Economic Bursts to Communities

American Indian pow wows are many things. They are reflections of both traditional and contemporary tribal cultures. They are spectacular displays of athleticism, craftsmanship, and a distinctive...

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GUEST BLOG: A Brighter Future Because of Tribal College

Today, the Montana Budget and Policy Center will hear from one Montanan and her story what tribal college means to her. The tribal college on my reservation has impacted my life more than any other...

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Tribal Colleges: A Great Option for New High School Graduates

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Job Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Analyst

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Thank You for a Great 2015

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Back to School Series, Part 5: Academic Achievement in Indian Country

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Tribal Consultation

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Office of American Indian Health: A demonstration of a genuine state-tribal partnership

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