Tribal-State Relations Training

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Government-to-Government Tribal-State Relations Training

Joanna Dornfeld, chief of staff, Office of Governor Mark Dayton presents the proclamation to Linda Aitken, training manager, MnDOT’s Tribal- State Relations Training program, while Roxanne Richards, director, Continuing Education Program, UMD Center for Economic Development, University of Minnesota/Duluth Department of American Indian Studies and MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle. Photo by Dave Gonzalez.

Joanna Dornfeld, chief of staff, Office of Governor Mark Dayton presents the proclamation to Linda Aitken, training manager, MnDOT’s Tribal- State Relations Training program, while Roxanne Richards, director, Continuing Education Program, UMD Center for Economic Development, University of Minnesota/Duluth Department of American Indian Studies and MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle. Photo by Dave Gonzalez.

To honor an award-winning program, Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed Monday, Jan. 8 as Tribal State Relations Training Program Day.

More than 2,000 state agency employees have taken the training since its inception in January 2012.

Participants in the expertly-led training learn about American Indian Tribal governments, histories, cultures and ways of life in this unique government-to-government training program.

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