Whether you are of tribal descent and living in the state of Washington, or you are simply curious to learn more about the tribal government and its operations, the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs website is a comprehensive resource. Below, learn more information about the following:
In order to stay up to date on everything related to tribal government in Washington State, browse the homepage of the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs website. Here, you will find:
If you would like to learn more about the tribal heritage and legal system in Washington State, browse the different resources available, both online and via download on the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs website. Here, you can locate information on levels pertaining to state, tribal, federal, education, economic development, social services, tourism and ancestry on topics like:
The 1989 Centennial Accord mandated that the Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs in the state of Washington train state agencies with the intent to educate both employees and constituent groups on government-to-government relations. Currently, there is a one-day training session available, and it covers:
The interactive training course allows for open forums, so that state employees can get to know the 29 tribes that occupy Washington State on a deeper level. Students of the course will be provided with a reference book to further their tribal education. Take the following steps to enroll in tribal training:
If you are a state agency employee, you must contact your training manager or a registration representative in order to enroll. Additional public entities can complete registration by contacting an administrative representative at the DOP by calling 360-664-1921, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.