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Tribes and Transportation

Strengthening government-to-government relations through partnerships

Advocacy Council

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Who we are

The Advocacy Council for Tribal Transportation discusses roadway policy and issues involving roadways on or near Indian reservations. Representatives from the eleven tribal nations in Minnesota make up the voting membership of ACTT. Other members of ACTT include representatives from MnDOT, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, Federal Highway Administration - MN Division, United States Forest Service, and Minnesota counties and cities. ACTT Membership Directory (Word)

ACTT meets quarterly, rotating between tribal locations and elsewhere around the state.

Mission

The Advocacy Council for Tribal Transportation is committed to bring recommendations to improve tribal transportation through effective collaboration and partnerships. ACTT bylaws (PDF)

  1. Assess and Evaluate Common Tribal Issues
  2. Develop Statewide Policy and/or Legislation
  3. Create Awareness and Educate on Issues
  4. Identify and Promote Successful Practices

2022 meeting dates

If you need a meeting invitation, please contact Jen Parshley.

  • Jan. 25, 2022, 1-4 p.m. - Virtual
  • May 4, 2022, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Hosted by Grand Portage
  • Aug. 3, 2022, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Hosted by Prairie Island Indian Community
  • Nov. 14, 2022, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Hosted by Red Lake Nation

Meeting documents

Meeting minutes

  • 2022 meeting minutes
    • Aug. 3, 2022: Prairie Island Indian Community
    • May 4, 2022: Grand Portage
    • Jan. 25, 2022: Online

ADA and accessibility

To request any MnDOT document in an alternative format, please email adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.