Indian Pride: Ep. 12: Tribal Government Structure: Part 1

Indian government structure varies from tribe to tribe across the United States. In this segment, five different government structures are explained by:

  • Hollis Chough, Salt River Pima-Maricopa of Arizona
  • Chief Earl Old Person, chairman of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana
  • Mary Thomas, former governor of the Gila River Indian Community of Arizona
  • Johnny Jamerson, vice chair of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California
  • Brian Vallo, director of the Sky City Cultural Center of Acoma, New Mexico

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Randy Cadwell, Heidi Erickson, Dave Geck, Travis Jensen, Kak Lee, Chad Spokely, Michael Stromenger, Lee Westad.


Indian Pride, Prairie Public Television. JuniKae Randall & Bob Dambach (Producers); Barbara Gravel (Director).

Grade Level

3 - 12

Subject Matter

Social Studies