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U.S. Forest Service Tribal Relations

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Tribal Relations
Tribal Relations

Forest Service and Tribal Partnerships

The Forest Service recognizes its trust responsibility towards federally recognized Indian Tribes. The Forest Service also believes that it can partially fulfill this responsibility by promoting partnerships with Tribes. Therefore, the Office of Tribal Relations is committed to increasing opportunities for Tribes to benefit from Forest Service programs, and to help the Forest Service benefit from tribal input, especially regarding traditional knowledge. We want to partner in support of tribal sovereignty, self-governance, and self-determination, as well as the Forest Service's land management mission.

Research with Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Job Training for Tribal Members to Work on Forest Service Lands

Forest Service Hiring Tribal Interns

Collaborative Forest Restoration

Establishing Tribal-Forest Service Relationships

Preparing for the Inadvertent Discovery of Native American Human Remains and/or Artifacts on Forest Service Lands

Last modified: 15:46:13 30-May-2019