Reorganization, Termination, Self-Determination and Contemporary Issues
- Resistance,
Resilience, and Traditionalism  


Expressions of Euro-American Values

Process and Influences

Indigenous Context: despite efforts to extinguish expressions of Indigenous culture and inherent sovereignty, those practices and values continue to thrive, albeit "underground" and in the "heart," among some communities and within many extended families among the Plateau Tribes.  Review "Tribal Sovereignty" in Schitsu'umsh L3.  Governed typically by hereditary-headmen (with oratory skills, setting the example by their behavior) who built and ruled by consensus of the entire community, with decisions that had typically long-term, community-wide impact.  







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