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Yellow Bird: Tribes should be models of government


"North Dakota's hunting laws differ from Minnesota. In other words, city by city and state by state, laws govern different units of government differently. In many ways, that is not unlike a tribal government, although tribal governments are more like separate nations.

For tribes, sovereignty will maintain who we are.

Tribes should, however, heed the warning: They need to tighten individual laws and root out corruption. We need be an example for what a good government is, not a target for those who want to erode sovereignty."

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DORREEN YELLOW BIRD COLUMN: Despite their faults, tribal governments can work (The Grand Forks Herald 6/26)

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