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U.S. Forest Service Tribal Relations

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Tribal Relations
Tribal Relations

Tribal Relations

Welcome to the Forest Service Office of Tribal Relations (OTR) website! Find out about what the OTR does, opportunities for Tribes, the Forest Service consultation schedule, and other relevant information for Tribes. If you have questions, please feel free to contact any of the OTR Staff members…

Here are the links for the proposed Tribal Relations directives for your review and comment.

Public Comment and Tribal Consultation will both end 60 days from the publication date.

Send comments electronically by following the instructions at the Federal eRulemaking portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Comments also may be submitted by email to otr@fs.fed.us or by mail to Tribal Relations Directives Comments, USDA Forest Service, Attn: Fred Clark—OTR, 201 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20024.

Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian high school students came together in June 2015 at the Inter-Tribal Youth Climate Leadership Congress. Read more in the Tribal Relations Summer 2015 Newsletter…
The first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering brought together more than 875 Native youth representing 230 Indian nations in July 2015. Read more in the Tribal Relations Summer 2015 Newsletter…
Nanebah Nez connected to her past in a recent visit to the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum, where a rug made by her great-great-grandmother is part of the museum’s trove of historical pieces. Read more at the USDA blog…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. Read more…
Anthony Mallott, President of Sealaska Corp., and Bud Cribley, Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Director, sign a bill to transfer 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska. Read more…
Tlingit Master Carver Wayne Price of Haines is meticulously bringing a traditional artifact back to life by restoring the totem, which has overlooked the Auk Recreation Area near Juneau for more than 70 years. Read more…

VISION: The Forest Service is recognized as a leader among Federal land management agencies in partnering appropriately and collaboratively with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments and communities for mutually beneficial outcomes.

Location: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/tribalrelations/index.shtml
Last modified: 16:13:36 30-Jul-2015