(2016, November) | Useful to Parent Centers and other service providers working with American Indian/Alaska Native families.
Part of the Native American Resource Collection
In this brief, NAPTAC (the Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center) explores:
- what sovereignty is,
- how and why it applies to federally recognized tribes,
- what sovereignty means to Indian nations, and
- key points for Parent Centers to remember.
You can access this brief in these two formats:
- Word format | Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Making
- PDF format | Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Making
Additional Companion Brief on Sovereignty
In a companion brief, NAPTAC discusses how outreach to Native tribes can be adjusted to remain in keeping and in accord with the reality of Native sovereignty. Suggestions specific to Parent Centers are given. This brief, too, is available in Word and PDF formats.
- Outreach brief in Word format | Tribal Sovereignty and Outreach to Native Families
- Outreach brief in PDF format | Tribal Sovereignty and Outreach to Native Families