The Evaluation of the Tribal Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Initial Implementation Findings. Special Circumstances of Tribes


Tribes have circumstances different from those of other communities in the United States. The legal status of tribes, Indian self-determination and self-governance, historical/cultural factors, and socioeconomic conditions influence economic and business development and associated job creation efforts in Indian country. The special circumstances of tribes affect almost every facet of welfare reform in Indian country.