Thursday, June 22, 2023 – Measuring the gains and losses for tribal self-governance

Tribes abilities to deliver everything from law enforcement to adequate health care depend on their collective strength when it comes to self-governance. Several legal and policy decisions in the past year have bolstered self-governance in both big and small ways, including a full-throated affirmation of the Indian Child Welfare Act. There were some setbacks too. We’ll assess the state of tribal self-governance in advance of the upcoming self-governance conference in Tulsa, Okla.