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Tribes and Lawmakers Meet to Resolve Issues - Senator Vinehout

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Tribes and Lawmakers Meet to Resolve Issues - Senator Vinehout

September 17, 2018

“Can you fix Syria?” a woman asked me. “No,” I said as I shook my head. “Syria is a bit above my pay-grade. My international work [as State Senator] is limited to work with our Native Tribes.”

Native Tribes are sovereign nations.

Tribes have their own government including legislatures and courts. Many federal laws and treaties govern Wisconsin Tribes. But so do our state laws.

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