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APHIS Native American Working Group (ANAWG)

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ANAWG advises APHIS' top management about ways to enhance program delivery and accessibility to tribes, intertribal committees, and related organizations, such as the Intertribal Agriculture Council. The group also facilitates the coordination of active partnerships with tribal governments by providing assistance and advice to the agency's programs.

History and Mission
APHIS is committed to building day-to-day working relationships with Native American governments and respecting tribal heritage and cultural values when planning and initiating its programs. Click above to learn more about the purpose and history of the ANAWG.

Publications of Interest

APHIS Directive 1040.1
Click to view the full directive 1040.1, which was created in 1995 and revised in 2006. It details the relationship between APHIS and Native Americans and Tribal Governments.