How Does Tribal Leadership Compare to Parliamentary Leadership?


Many traditional American Indian governments have significant organizational similarities with contemporary parliamentary governments around the world. A key similarity is that leadership serves only as long as there is supporting political consensus or confidence that the leader or leadership represents the position of the community or nation. Generally, indigenous political leadership serves at the consent and support of the local group, community, or nation...

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Champagne, Duane. "How Does Tribal Leadership Compare to Parliamentary Leadership?" Indian Country Today Media Network. September 27, 2013. Article. (, accessed September 27, 2013)