Kin-Based Governments Can Be Successful and Profitable

Indian Country Today

A key to understanding American Indian nations, and Indigenous Peoples in general, is local community organization. Local groups, as basic building blocks of indigenous nations, play a powerful role in tribal or national consensus building and decision-making. The ways that local indigenous groups are constructed varies considerably among the nations, and through history...

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Champagne, Duane. "Kin-Based Governments Can Be Successful and Profitable." Indian Country Today. October 11, 2013. Article. (, accessed August 1, 2023)

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