As a sovereign government, the Nez Perce Tribe provides an array of services to tribal citizens, from social services to a tribal court and law enforcement.
Made up of elected members, this committee makes policy decisions and governs the tribal departments.
This component of the tribal government includes all adult tribal citizens.
- Social Services
Promotes the wellbeing of families and children
- Natural Resources
Preserves land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources
- Law and Justice
Oversees law enforcement and the tribal court
Connects people with career paths through education and training
- Fisheries Resource Management
Manages tribal fishing activities
- Executive Direction
Oversees several departments and programs, including transportation, transit, and economic development
- Human Resources
Supports tribal employees
Provides up-to-date information to the tribal government and citizens
- Housing Authority
Connects families with housing opportunities
Manages the tribe’s financial transactions and investments
- Legal Counsel
Represents the tribe in legal matters
- Geographic Information Systems
Captures and studies geographic information about tribal lands