American Indian Community Data Profile, 2002
Namadji Youth and Elders
Project Report, 2001
1997 Fall: Tribal Sovereignty and
American Indian Leadership
1996 Fall: Tribal Governments:
What will they look like in the year 2010?
1996 Spring: The Threatened
State of Tribal Sovereignty
1995 Fall: American Indian
1995 Spring Forum. Tribal Sovereignty: the legal and historical importance
of tribal sovereignty is central to most contemporary issues facing American
- Executive summary Understanding tribal
sovereignty key to good public policy
American Indians face a major challenge to their well-being. Non-Indians,
even after more than 500 years of interaction with Indians, still find
it difficult to understand, and in some cases, accept the fact that
tribal sovereignty exists.
- Rethinking tribal sovereignty
Dr. Vine Deloria Jr. breaks tribal sovereignty down into three digestible
parts: internal sovereignty, external sovereignty and property rights.
Once you learn to think about sovereignty this way, you can apply it
to almost any tribal issue.
- Environmental justice
Power companies are waging a nuclear war against Indians. Researchers
discussed how tribal codes could be used to protect the environment
and the health of tribal members.
- Who owns the dead?
The philosophy of federal agencies and museums in the past has been
"finders keepers" when it comes to American Indian remains and burial
artifacts. Now tribes are working to get their ancestors and sacred
objects back for reburial.
- Sovereign immunity: mixed blessing?
A panel of legal experts talk about the mixed blessing of immunity and
how it affects tribal corporations in their day-to-day business operations.