Practice area – Tribal matters

Collaborative Processes has mediated/facilitated in several matters involving tribes, including:

Through History Colorado (a state agency), the Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute Tribes engaged Collaborative Processes to design and facilitate a process to address Tribal concerns of slow agency progress over the repatriation and reinterment of native remains (NAGPRA) held in museums and collections in the State of Colorado.

Collaborative Processes also helped History Colorado in planning and then facilitating its conference on “What is Indian Identity?”

Collaborative Processes worked on the Missouri River Spring Rise Process that included the Tribes in the Missouri River basin

Collaborative Processes also mediated:

  • A dispute between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and a tribe (Nevada)
  • A dispute over rights of way across tribal land for access to mining site (California)