Policy Recommendation Resources

Related Resources: Empowering Tribal Workforce Development

Below is a list of related resources that provide further context and detail about the recommendations featured in the “Empowering Tribal Workforce Development” policy brief. This list will be regularly updated with new resources:

NCAI YouTube Channel Video Playlist: Workforce Development 

NCAI Guide: Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction

NCAI Report: Securing Our Futures

2015 White House Tribal Nations Conference – Tribal Leader Briefing Book

NCAI: Fiscal Year 2017 Indian Country Budget Request

NCAI Tribal Insights Brief: Higher Education & Workforce Development: Leveraging Tribal Investments to Advance Community Goals

Social and Economic Change on American Indian Reservations: A Databook of the US Censuses and the American Community Survey 1990-2010

Native Americans and Jobs: The Challenge and the Promise (Report)

Relevant Federal Legislation

S. 1443/H.R. 329: Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2015

Report to Accompany S. 1443 

Indianz.com: Senate passes bill to update tribal employment grant program

H.R. 3026: Tribal TANF Fairness Act of 2015

S. 3234: Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2016

Relevant Senate Testimony

Hearing on S. 1574, the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act: Testimony of Margaret Zientek, Co-Chair, 477 Tribal Work Group (2014)

American Indian Population and Labor Force Report

2013 American Indian Population and Labor Force Report

Indian Country Today Media Network: Finally! Indian Country Gets Its Labor Force Report

Indian Country Today Media Network: Frustration Surrounds New Tribal Labor Force Report

“Innovation Spotlight” Tribal Workforce Development Case Studies 

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Coeur d'Alene Tribe

Gila River Indian Community (Coming March 2017)

Quinault Indian Nation (Coming April 2017)