Large Indian ReservationsLarge land base tribes have unique opportunities and issues that stem from geographic distances.
Member tribes include the Navajo Nation, Crow Nation, Blackfeet Tribe, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Spirit Lake Tribe, Spokane Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, Omaha Tribe, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and others.
Promoting the sovereign rights of member tribes to protect, enhance, control, utilize and develop their respective land bases. Current COLT Board: --Chairman and Navajo Nation President - Russell Begaye --Vice Chairman and Cheyenne-River Sioux Chairman - Harold Frazier --Treasurer and Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Chairman - Nathan Small --Secretary and Spokane Tribe Vice Chairman - David Browneagle
Tribal Cooperation Has a Lasting Impact
Advocating for the exercise of tribal sovereignty and jurisdiction to the fullest extent including the sovereign right to develop natural resources, pursue agricultural efforts and develop and enhance Reservation infrastructure such as transportation and water infrastructure.
Coalition of Large TribesOrganizational highlights.