COLT MembershipAdvocating for legislative, regulatory and policy reforms


The Coalition of Large Tribes offers three levels of membership: Voting Members, Associate Members and Non-Voting Members.


Current COLT MembersMeet the Members


Comprised of members from large Indian tribes throughout Indian Country, the coalition serves as an advocacy group for issues facing American Indian tribes with land bases exceeding 100,000 acres

Spokane Tribe of Indians
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Navajo Nation
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Ute Indian Tribe
Blackfeet Nation
Eastern Shoshone Tribe
Fort Belknap
Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe

Coalition of Large TribesMembership Documents.



COLT Membership Application

COLT Membership Bylaws

COLT Charter of Incorporation


Coalition of Large TribesFounding Member Tribes



Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations

Tex Hall, Chairman


Navajo Nation

Ben Shelly, President


Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Nathan Small, Chairman


Ute Indian Tribe

Irene Cuch, Chairwoman


Blackfeet Nation

Willy Sharp Jr, Chairman


Oglala Sioux Tribe

Brian Brewer, Chairman


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Kevin Keckler, Chairman


Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Cyril L. Scott, President


Crow Tribe

Darrin Old Coyote, Chairman


Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe

Robert Shepherd, Chairman


Spokane Tribe

Rudy Peone, Chairman


Northern Arapaho Tribe

Darrell O’Neal Sr., Chairman