APHIS works with Native American producers and Tribes to help safeguard their agricultural livestock, crops, and natural resources from disease, pests, and wildlife damage. We are committed to building a future where history is acknowledged, sovereignty is respected, and mutual growth fostered. >>More
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In keeping with Executive Order 13175: Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, APHIS provides opportunities for Tribes to participate in policy development to the greatest extent practicable and permitted by law.
The APHIS Native American Working Group (ANAWG) provides advice to APHIS animal and plant health experts around the country about ways to better serve Tribes, intertribal committees, and related organizations. ANAWG also helps coordinate APHIS’ partnerships with Tribal governments.