Indigenous Leadership Panel

Native Nations Institute

What is going on in Alaska that exemplifies the success of Indigenous leaders? What are some Alaska tribes’ successful efforts to strengthen their governments and governance? Panelists share stories of success at asserting self-determination, building native governing institutions, reflecting native culture and tradition in these governing approaches, and at working strategically toward tribal community goals and highlight best practices, challenges, and solutions to common governance problems in the region. In total, the stories also will demonstrate that reclaiming self-governance power requires leadership and “buy-in” at all levels.

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Native Nations Institute. "Indigenous Leadership Panel" Alaska Tribal Government Symposium. Fairbanks, Alaska. November 15, 2016.

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