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Tribal engagement roadmap (Highlights)

Author(s): Tania Ellersick
Year Published: 2016

USDA Forest Service R&D has been conducting research for many years with tribes and in Indian country and has collaboratively developed the USDA Forest Service Research and Development Tribal Engagement Roadmap (Tribal Engagement Roadmap) to help highlight and prioritize the agency’s efforts and raise the visibility of tribal engagement for the agency’s scientists, political leadership, tribes, and the public. The Tribal Engagement Roadmap supports and implements the goals and objectives outlined in the agency-wide Tribal Relations Strategic Plan The agency-wide Tribal Relations Strategic Plan goals are the following: 1) American Indian and Alaska Native Rights Ensure the agency redeems its trust responsibility and protects American Indian and Alaska Native reserved rights as they pertain to USDA Forest Service programs, projects, and policies. 2) Partnerships Leverage partnerships to maximize mutual success. 3) Program Development Promote integration and utility of the Tribal Relations Program throughout the agency.

Citation: Ellersick, Tania. 2016. Tribal engagement roadmap highlights report. FS-1075. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service Research and Development. 44 p.
Topic(s): Fire & Traditional Knowledge
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 16116
FRAMES RCS number: 22740
Record updated: Dec 14, 2017