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Jodi Rave: Tribes share success stories on TV, radio


"Native peoples are telling their success stories on radio and television, building on more than two decades of research by university professors who have spent decades trying to figure out why some tribal governments succeed where others don't.

�Studies are good, but it's more important when we claim that kind of information and bring our own stories forward,� said Sophie Pierre, president and chief of the Ktunaxa Nation in Cranbrook, British Columbia. �It's more meaningful for our people when it's us telling our story.�

The Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona produced those stories for a 10-part radio and TV series featuring roundtable discussions with Native political, business and community leaders, as well as scholars and educators.

The series explores five basic elements that propel some tribal governments to success and others to falter. The shows aim to help Natives and non-Natives gain a deeper understanding of successful tribal governance."

Get the Story:
Tribal governments build for the future (The Missoulian 12/12)

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