State Tribal Relations Policy

STATUTORY REQUIREMENT:

State law recognizes that there is a unique government-to-government relationship between state government and the eight tribal governments in Montana. § 2-15-142, MCA.

 

Statutory Principles of State-Tribal Relations

  • Cooperation and collaboration
  • Mutual understanding and respect
  • Regular and early communication [consultation]
  • Accountability in addressing issues of mutual concern
  • Preservation of the state-tribal relationship [government-to-government]

 

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Contact Us

Governor's Office of Indian Affairs

State Capitol Building
2nd Floor, Room 202
PO Box 200801
Helena, Montana 59620
P (406) 444-3702
F (406) 444-1350
Website: tribalnations.mt.gov
Email: oia@mt.gov

Tribal Headquarters

Blackfeet Nation
(406) 338-7521

Chippewa Cree Tribe
(406) 395-5705

Crow Nation
(406) 638-3708

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
(406) 675-2700

Fort Belknap Assiniboine & Gros Ventre Tribes
(406) 353-2205

Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
(406) 768-2300

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
(406) 315-2400

Northern Cheyenne Tribe
(406) 477-6284

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