The Tohono O'odham Nation, which is in Southern Arizona and northern Mexico, has a tribal governance structure that other Native nations can learn from, and that's why the Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona is featuring the tribe in some of its courses about governance.
The institute is offering a series of online courses called Rebuilding Native Nations, and course series director Ian Record said he hopes they will help tribes achieve their goals and learn from others...
Kelly, Andrea. "Tohoho O'odham Nation Used as Model For Tribal Governance." Arizona Public Media. Tucson, Arizona. October 2, 2013. Video. (https://originals.azpm.org/s/16120-tohoho-oodham-nation-a-model-for-tribal-governance/, accessed October 4, 2013)