NNI "Tribal Constitutions" Seminar, April 2-3, 2014
Convened by the Native Nations Institute on April 2-3, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, the “Tribal Constitutions: Rebuilding Native Governments” executive education seminar is designed to equip Native nation leaders and other key decision-makers with cutting-edge knowledge and tools for assessing their constitutions and systems of governance and then determining what needs changing and how. In addition, Native leaders and governance experts share their knowledge and experience in remaking governance systems through constitutional reform and other means. The Indigenous Governance Database features selected presentations and Q&A sessions from this groundbreaking seminar, listed below.
Selected Presentations and Q&A Sessions:
Defining Constitutions and the Movement to Remake Them
Key Things a Constitution Should Address: "Who Are We and How Do We Know?"
Key Things a Constitution Should Address: "How Do We Make Law?"
Key Things a Constitution Should Address: "How Do We Resolve Disputes?"
Key Things a Constitution Should Address: "How Do We Choose Our Leaders and Maintain Quality Leadership?"
The Process of Constitutional Reform: The Challenge of Citizen Engagement
The Legal Process of Constitutional Reform