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Join us for a FREE interactive workshop where we will uncover some of the biggest myths surrounding Washington State Tribes and Indian people. We will explore the meaning of Tribal sovereignty and discover how it impacts you and your community. You will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding Tribes and taxes and share information about the Tribal activities that are important in your local area.

Who should attend?

  • Local government
  • Tribal government
  • Business owners
  • Community members

What you will learn

  • What Tribal sovereignty is and why it matters
  • What Indian law is and how it applies
  • Treaty facts
  • How federally recognized Tribes are treated
  • The difference between trust land and fee land
  • The scope of Tribal taxing authority
  • 1989 Centennial Accord and its impact on government to government relationships
  • How Tribes contribute to the economic development of Washington

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Workshops for the month of:

Thu. May. 22, 2008
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
( 3 hours )
Hampton Inn Bellingham Airport
Fox Hall East
Registration begins at 8:30
3985 Bennett Dr
Bellingham, WA 98225
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