We are seeking feedback from federally recognized Tribes and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) on three general topics:

  1. The Department of the Interior's collection of tribal enrollment information.
  2. The Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) process for distributing $900 million in ARP funds to tribal governments; and,
  3. The Bureau of lndian Education (BIE) process for distributing $850 million in ARP funds to K-12 schools and TCUs.

Reference & Presentation Materials

Past Consultation Transcripts

Transcripts of completed consultations are shared publicly once available.

Tribal Consultation Written Comments Received American Rescue Plan – Indian Affairs Appropriations

Attend a Tribal Consultation

The consultation sessions are scheduled by time-zone and will be held by telephone conference due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The short notice for these sessions is due to certain deadlines contained in the ARP. The schedule is as follows:

Contact Us

Office of the Assistant Secretary
1849 C Street, N.W., MS-4004-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday–Friday