Rebuilding Native Nations

Good Native Governance: Lunchtime Keynote Address

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UCLA School of Law
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UCLA School of Law "Good Native Governance" conference lunchtime keynote speaker, Joseph P. Kalt discusses research in the areas of good Native governance. 

This video resource is featured on the Indigenous Governance Database with the permission of the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.

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Kalt, Joseph P. "Lunchtime Keynote Address." Good Native Governance: Innovative Research in Law, Education, and Economic Development Conference. University of California Los Angeles School of Law, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, March 7, 2014. Presentation.

Leech Lake Band pushes for governmental reform

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The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is hosting the three-day “Build our Nation” convention which kicked off at noon Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a powwow and informational fair, followed by a “Nation-Building 101” educational session on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and wraps up on Thursday with a gathering of community leaders at the Local Indian Council Summit...

Native Nations
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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr. "Leech Lake Band pushes for governmental reform." Brainerd Dispatch. September 17, 2013. Article. (http://brainerddispatch.com/news/2013-09-17/leech-lake-band-pushes-gover..., accessed September 20, 2013)

Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development

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Based on two decades of research, the Native Nations Institute (NNI) at the University of Arizona has worked hard to develop a curriculum for tribal leaders that can assist tribes in achieving true economic self-determination. The essays in Rebuilding Native Nations, published in 2007, are the basis for much of the curriculum that NNI now offers to tribal colleges and universities and other postsecondary institutions...

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Disselhorst, Thomas M. "Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development." Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education. February 2, 2013. Review. (http://tribalcollegejournal.org/rebuilding-native-nations-strategies-governance-development-2/, accessed March 1, 2013)

Rebuilding The Tigua Nation

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Patricia Riggs
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The Tigua Indians of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in Ysleta, Texas produced this 16-minute film in 2013 to demonstrate how a Native American tribe can work hard with business skills and tribal customs to shape a prosperous future through education for all levels of the Tigua Nation.

Native Nations
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Riggs, Patricia. "Rebuilding The Tigua Nation." Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (funding provided by the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development's Honoring Nations program). February 27, 2013. Video. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeolxGMrl0Q&feature=youtu.be, accessed October 16, 2013)

UA Institute Helps Native Nations Rebuild, Maintain Government

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Arizona Public Media (Story by Ashley Grove)
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An institute at the University of Arizona is focused on rebuilding government structures in Native nations by research and outreach offered through online courses and more.

The UA Native Nations Institute has been working toward its goal of helping the Native governments for nearly 30 years, looking at why some nations are more successful than others at achieving their goals, said Ian Record, director of the Rebuilding Native Nations courses. The goals could be economic, cultural, or social goals, he said...

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Grove, Ashley. "UA Institute Helps Native Nations Rebuild, Maintain Government." Arizona Public Media. University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona. August 19, 2013. Video. (https://www.azpm.org/s/15589-ua-institute-helps-native-nations-rebuild-m..., accessed September 13, 2013)

Native Nation Rebuilders Speak

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Bush Foundation
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Participants in the Bush Foundation's Native Nation Rebuilders Program offer their personal perspectives on nation building and share their experiences in the program.

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Bush Foundation. "Native Nation Rebuilders Speak." Bush Foundation. Saint Paul, Minnesota. April 3, 2013. Film. (https://vimeo.com/63277472, accessed April 19, 2013)

New Book Provides a Guide for Understanding Native Nation Building

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Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development explores the quiet revolution that is underway among the Indigenous nations in North America. Native peoples are reclaiming their right to govern themselves and shape their future according to their own diverse and innovative designs...

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University Communications. "New Book Provides a Guide for Understanding Native Nation Building." UA News. Office of University Communications, The University of Arizona, Arizona Board of Regents. Tucson, Arizona. December 21, 2007. Article.