Discussion Questions

Here you'll find a list of discussion questions. Take time to answer them and reflect on what you have learned.

Discussion Questions: 
How do tribal governments and constitutions differ from the federal and state governments and constitutions?
In what ways are tribal elections and voting similar to national and state level elections and voting procedure? In what ways do they differ? Why do you think that is?
Why are tribes allowed to have their own form of government? What are tribes “in charge” of?
What are some of the “more traditional” forms of tribal governance and why is it important for tribes to keep these traditions alive today?
Why can tribal elections be contentious or controversial? How does this compare to local or national elections?