Klamath Tribal Court: Re-Building Relationships and Improving Communications for the Klamath Tribes

Photo by: Klamath Tribal Council Secretary, Torina Case 2015 Pictured Left to Right: Dr. Sharyl Trail- Klamath Tribes Behavioral Health, Gail Hatcher- Klamath Tribal Health Administrative Officer, Kathy Hill- Klamath Tribal Council, Marvin Garcia- Director Klamath Tribes Social Services, Honorable Chief Judge Jeremy Brave-Heart- Klamath Tribes Judiciary, Dr. Powell- Klamath Tribal Health General Manager, Taylor R. Tupper- Klamath Tribes Public Relations/News Dept., Ed Case- Klamath Tribal Administration General Manager, Anna Bennett- Klamath Tribal Council, and Don Gentry- Klamath Tribal Chairman.

CHILOQUIN, Ore., August 20, 2015 – The Honorable Judge Jeremy Brave-Heart met with Klamath Tribal Council, Klamath Tribal Health and Tribal Administration representatives today to update and re-build tribal judiciary strategies for the future of the Klamath Tribes.  Discussions focused on recent meetings in Salem, Oregon, with State, Federal, Tribal, and County Judges and how they can all improve relationships and responsibilities to one another.

Topics of discussion and strategy included: Indian Child Welfare, the current MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) and expansion of the MOU to better serve tribal membership and the community, Law Enforcement and expansion of services, Probations and Corrections, Oregon Youth Authority Communications, Behavioral Health, Tribal Court Security, Threat Process/Protection of Staff and Community, Social Service Needs, Drugs and other threats in the Community, Tribal Court Structure and budget need, as well as other planning and strategic efforts. 

HON. Judge Brave-Heart displays his plan of action.
HON. Judge Brave-Heart displays his plan of action.



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Klamath Tribal Court at: 541-783-3020