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This paper reports on the results of recent design sessions conducted with several tribes in Oklahoma. During 1991 and 1992 the Americans for Indian Opportunities (AIO), a national Native American Organization concerned with Tribal Governance processes worked for Oklahomans for Indian Opportunity (OIO) to sponsor a series of four projects that included participative design sessions with the Apache, Cheyenne & Arapaho, and Pawnee Tribes of Oklahoma. The research methodology is described as participant centered, contextually embedded, dialogically based, integrated, and participant validated.
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Tribal governance, planning, and policy
American Indian participation in governance, vision, involvement, ownership, contribution, preservation of identity, quality of life
Broom, Benjamin J.. "Collective Design of the Tribal Future: Structural analysis of Vision Statements constructed by the people of the Apache, Cheyenne, and Arapaho, Comanche, and Pawnee Tribes." (1993). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/lhnac/8