This historic state-tribal milestone is part of the State Tribal Collaboration Act
“With the adoption of these policies, all cabinet agencies now have a formal process in place for communication and collaboration with the sovereign tribal governments in
The adoption of Tribal Collaboration Communication Policies will allow for more effective communication and collaboration. The policies will ensure that the state and tribal governments are able to work together to address disparities facing our tribal communities. They were created collaboratively by six state-tribal workgroups, each led by both a tribal co-chair and state co-chair.
“I want to thank Governor Richardson and tribal leaders for their vision, leadership and strong support of the State-Tribal Collaboration Act and for ensuring that all cabinet agencies implement the provisions that are part of this Act. The Indian Affairs Department is proud to be a partner with state agencies and tribal governments as we work to forge greater cooperation on issues of mutual concern,” stated Alvin Warren, Cabinet Secretary for Indian Affairs.
“In the spirit of the State-Tribal Collaboration Act, tribes have been working collaboratively with the State of
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