Tribal membership needs reform to move forward

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In order to preserve sovereignty and successfully thrive economically in the contemporary world, American tribes require greater stability and certainty in government. Today's Indian tribes area faces with increased responsibilities under federal law, growing budgets and bureaucracies, new types of disputes, and community demands for more traditional governing forms. The structural deficiencies of constitutions adopted under the indian Reorganization Act of 1934("IRA") have significantly contributed to the weakening of tribal government stability, economic development viability, and tribal sovereignty.