Working Effectively with Tribal Governments

Course Purpose and Navigation

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Course Purpose

This training curriculum has been developed to provide federal employees with skills and knowledge they can use to work more effectively with tribal governments.

In this course, you will develop an understanding and awareness of tribal issues and concerns. You will learn how the unique status of Indian tribes and their historical relationship with the federal government affects government programs, responsibilities, and initiatives.

You will also learn about the integral role of federal Indian policy in all aspects of working with tribal governments.

To work effectively with tribes, you should be aware of not only historical and legal issues, but cultural factors as well. This course will also touch on some of these cultural factors.

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