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United Tribes Resolutions
28 January 2010

BISMARCK (UTN) - The following resolutions were approved by the United Tribes of North Dakota board during a meeting January 15. For more information, please contact United Tribes Attorney Thomas M. Disselhorst 701-255-3285 x 1238, tdisselhorst@uttc.edu.

  • Commending North Dakota U. S. Senator Byron L. Dorgan for his service to American Indians and Alaska Natives
  • Supporting final passage of health care reform in the 111th Congress
  • Supporting set-asides for tribes and tribal colleges in the “jobs bill” proposed by the Administration for the second session of the 111th Congress
  • Supporting tribal organizations, including tribal colleges, to be a part of the consultation process for Indian tribes now being developed with executive branch agencies
  • Designating the American Indian College Fund as administrator of Indian Education Scholarship Holding Fund Created by the Cobell Settlement
  • Encouraging tribes to participate in climate change discussions at national and international levels
  • Urging President Obama to appoint Native Americans as Federal Judges
  • Urging a comprehensive review of Indian education policy