1989- Cherokee Advocate

Includes articles on plans for the Cherokee Nation to enter into a self-governance agreement.

1994- Indian Health Service Self-Governance Review Through 1994 Negotiations

“The Indian Health Service Office of Tribal Self-Governance contracted with Kauffinan and Associates, Inc. under Purchase Order # 93-LF-OI071701D to document the activities of the IHS pertaining to planning and negotiating compacts with tribes in the early stages of the Self-Governance Demonstration Project.”

2008- Self-Governance, The Red Book

Describes the fundamental principles of Tribal Sovereignty, provides the background of the Self-Governance project, and discusses the planning, negotiations, and implementation of Self-Governance.

Welcome to our new site!

We are still uploading information and refining/adding pages, but you are welcome to start exploring the Phase I release of the new site. A number of  new features are available, including: a Self-Governance document library, new advisory committee pages, a Self-Governance map project, a timeline of key milestones in the history of Self-Governance and more.

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