Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

Self-Governance By the Numbers – Resources

  • 285 Tribal Nations Elect to Use Self-Governance for the Delivery of BIA Programs and Services to Their Citizens and Communities


  • Estimated $400 million in funds annually that are allocated or awarded through Self-Governance agreements


  • Nearly All Tribal Nations Elect to Use Self-Determination for the Delivery of BIA Programs and Services to Their Citizens and Communities


  • 40 Tribal Nations Have Authority Under the HEARTH Act to Negotiate and Approve Leases on Trust Land Without Approval of the Secretary of the Interior