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Circuit Courts, Oregon
The circuit courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction. They have juvenile jurisdiction in all counties except Gilliam, Morrow, Sherman and Wheeler, where the county court exercises juvenile jurisdiction except for termination of parental rights proceedings, over which the circuit court has exclusive jurisdiction. The circuit courts also exercise jurisdiction in probate, adoptions, guardianship and conservatorship cases in all counties except Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Sherman and Wheeler.
 
Cities, League of Oregon (LOC)
The League of Oregon Cities is a voluntary association representing the state's 242 incorporated cities. LOC’s mission is to work for strong, livable communities. Its primary functions are to advocate, to inform and to educate. The League works in partnership with its member cities to help local government better serve the citizens of Oregon.
 
Oregon County Websites
An easy to use Oregon map with direct links to all 36 Oregon county government websites provided by the Association of Oregon Counties.
 
Oregon City Websites
Look up any Oregon city and direct links to their website (if one is available). Provided by the League of Oregon Cities.
 
Counties, Association of Oregon (AOC)
The Association of Oregon Counties' mission is to "strengthen County government's ability to serve people." The AOC works toward fulfillment of this mission while adhering to the values of honesty and integrity, local self-governance, creativity and innovation, open communication and strong partnerships.
 
Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA)
This mission of the Oregon School Boards Association is to improve student achievement through advocacy, leadership and services to Oregon public school boards. Their four strategic directions include advocacy, leadership, services and the association.
 
Indian Services, Commission on (CIS)
Created by statute in 1975, the CIS seeks to improve services to Indians in Oregon. It serves as the main forum in which Indian concerns are considered and is a conduit through which concerns are channeled through the network to the appropriate entity.
  

 
Tribal Government 
 
Burns Paiute Tribe 
 
The Burns Paiute Reservation is located north of Burns, Oregon in Harney County. The current tribal members are primarily the descendants of the "Wadatika" band of Paiute Indians that roamed in central and southern Oregon. Learn more about the Burns Paiute tribe at this site.
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw
  
The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians trace their ancestry back to the aboriginal inhabitants of the South-Central coast of Oregon. Their historic homelands extended from the richly forested slopes of the Coastal Range in the East to the rocky shoreline of the Pacific Ocean in the West, a vast region of some 1.6 million acres. They lived peacefully in an area characterized by moderate temperatures and abundant natural resources, including fish, shellfish, wildlife, and a rich variety of edible plants. This was their land. Visit this site to experience these tribes first hand.
Coquille Indian Tribe   
The Coquille people (pronounced “Ko-Kwell”) have long lived near the rivers and estuaries of Oregon’s southern coast, primarily among the Coquille and Coos River watersheds. Archaeological evidence suggests that the Coquille Indians have lived near the Southern Oregon Coast for at least 1,000 generations. Visit this site to learn more about the Coquille Indian Tribe.
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians
 
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians are located near the Coastal ranges of Southwestern Oregon, near the beautiful Umpqua River. The culture of this tribe has been shaped by the geography and climate of the western coastal region. Learn about their history, government, homeland, elders and much more at this site.
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
 
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde are located on several non-contiguous sections of land in southwestern Yamhill County and northwestern Polk County, about 18 miles east of Lincoln City near the community of Grand Ronde.Various tribes and bands from all parts of Western Oregon were removed from their homes in the mid-1800s and placed on this reservation, now owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon. Go to their Web site to find out about their history, culture, community and more.
 
Klamath Tribes  The mission of the Klamath Tribes is "to protect, preserve, and enhance the spiritual, cultural, and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples by maintaining the customs and heritage of their ancestors. It is also to establish a comprehensive unity by fostering the enhancement of spiritual and cultural values through a government whose function is to protect the human and cultural resources, treaty rights, and to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities through effective leadership." To find out more about the Klamath Tribes, visit their Web site.
 
Confederated Tribes of Siletz   
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz is a federally recognized confederation of 27 bands, originating from Northern California to Southern Washington. They occupy and manage a 3,666 acre reservation located in Lincoln County, Oregon, and manage several resources including water, timber and fish.  Learn more about the Confederated Tribes of Siletz by viewing their Web site.
 
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation   
The Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla people make up the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Their homeland is the area now known as northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington. United as a single tribal government in 1949, they now have over 2,500 tribal members. Visit their Web site to find out more about their history, culture, government and much more.
 
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
 
The land of the Warm Springs, Wasco and Paiute Native American Tribes stretches from the snowcapped summit of the Cascade mountains to the palisaded cliffs of the Deschutes River in Central Oregon. You are invited to "escape to another nation" -- go to their Web site to learn more about the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.
  
  
  

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