Types of Issues

Here is a sampling of the types of issues, conflicts or problems that can be helped with Talking Circles.

  • Interpersonal Relationship Problems
    • Couples
    • Domestic violence
    • Money owed
    • Alcohol and drug abuse
    • Bullying
    • Religious disputes
    • Family disputes
  • Social Services Issues
    • Child support
    • Child custody
  • Job Performance
    • Termination
    • Discrimination
  • Tribal Services Issues
    • Land assignment issues
    • Blood quantum
    • Court system
  • Tribal Disputes
    • Reservation/Tribe issues with surrounding communities
    • Land-based taxes (for example, Tribe buys property, puts it in trust and local community or state loses tax base)