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A More Perfect Union: Progress made for Native people

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“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

This program, “A More Perfect Union,” is about how Native people in the Northwest have sought to create a more perfect union for their people and their communities.

Here, we look at some of the positive developments with, first, Leonard Forsman, the chair of the Suquamish Tribe and president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, and second, Glen Nenema, chair of the Kaiispel Tribe.