The Eagle Spreads Its Wings: Self governance may be the first step towards real tribal sovereigntyMay 15th, 1995 | By ccasey | Category: 7-1: Tribal Colleges Looking to the Future, Features
Last year the Self Governance Demonstration Project launched in 1987 was declared a success and made permanent by an act of Congress. Today there are 186 federally recognized tribes and Alaskan Native villages in self governance agreements with the federal government. If the Alaskan villages are not counted individually, there are 49 tribes in self governance.
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