ANA Grantee Makes Harvard’s “Top 25 Programs in Innovations in American Government Award Competition” List

​May 1, 2013

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The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University announced the Top 25 programs in this year’s Innovations in American Government Award competition.  These government initiatives represent the dedicated efforts of city, state, federal, and tribal governments and address a host of policy issues including crime prevention, economic development, environmental and community revitalization, employment, education, and health care.

Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council
Yukon River Tribes and Nations
The Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council bridges 70 sovereign Indigenous governments in a consensus international governance model focused on making the Yukon River water drinkable. Under the model, they are navigating complex jurisdictional challenges, historical conflict, and diverse partnerships with government agencies, private industries, research institutions, and communities.