Tribal communications may be the most important benefit of broadband connection. Many tribes utilize tribal websites and social media platforms to communicate with tribal members. Here is an example of using a tribal website to email regular newsletters to its members from the Puyallup tribe. Here is an example of a tribe that uses its website to do live broadcasts of tribal meetings from Klamath tribes.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana uses AlertMedia to send notifications and updates from the Tribal and Elder Councils via email, text, voice call and push notifications. Citizens can also reply to any notifications with questions or feedback, or by calling the inbound emergency phone number. For more information, click here.
Click here for information on the Tribal Emergency Communications Program.
When emergencies strike, public safety officials use timely and reliable systems to alert you. This page describes different warning alerts you can get and how to get them.
The ability to quickly alert your entire Tribe and collaborate with council members and responders is vital for keeping reservations connected and safe during a crisis. Regroup provides state-of-the-art Tribal communication technology that allows you to reach members in multiple and remote locations. For more information, click here.
For Community Engagement and Communication Trainings, including information on the benefits and limitations of text messaging for public health emergencies click here.