Federal Government

The United States has a unique legal and political relationship with Native American tribes and Alaska Native entities as provided by the Constitution of the United States, treaties, court decisions and federal statutes. Within the government-to-government relationship, the federal government provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 566 Federally recognized tribes.

Federal Agenices - Tribal Related Pages

Presidential Executive Orders

Presidential Proclamations

  • President Obama Proclamation Regarding Native American Heritage Months

Federal Agenices - tribal related pages

Presidential Executive Orders

  • 13592 (November 1, 2011) - Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Educational Opportunities and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities
  • 13175 (2000) - Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments
  • 13007 (1996) - Indian Sacred Sites

Presidential Proclamations

  • President Obama Proclamation Regarding Native American Heritage Month: