2002 High Honors
Winners:
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation (Toppenish, Wash.)
2002
Publication:
Honoring Contributions in the Governance of American Indian Nations in the United States
Organization:
Honoring Contributions in the Governance of American Indian Nations in the United States
Jurisdiction:
Tribal Governments
The Yakama Nation Land Enterprise was created in 1950 to provide the Yakama Nation with an institutional vehicle for confronting its longstanding crisis of land loss. By taking an active role as a buyer and developer of land within the exterior boundaries of the Yakama Reservation, the Yakama Nation Land Enterprise presents an excellent model of how Indian nations can reduce reservation
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