Each year, the Smithsonian honors American Indian Heritage month with a calendar full of activities. Visit the American Indian Heritage Month website each November for more information on the events in the Washington, DC area.
Detailed information on National Museum of the American Indian current, upcoming, and past exhibitions, including links to online exhibition sites, is available via the Exhibitions section of the museum’s website.
The CDFI Fund's Native Initiatives are designed to overcome identified barriers to financial services in Native Communities. These initiatives seek to increase the access to credit, capital and financial services in Native Communities through the creation and expansion of CDFIs primarily serving Native Communities.
The Tribal Curriculum is a series of courses designed with Tribal people, for Tribal Governments, in order to meet the unique emergency management needs of these Sovereign Nations with regard to tribal culture, tradition, sovereignty and governance.
If you represent an organization that is looking for information on Federal grants, refer to Grants.gov, the official grants website for all Federal agencies. The site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has developed tools to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities and businesses to learn about the GSA programs that are available to federally recognized tribes. Along with these tools GSA has outlined information on businesses and communities that are already
using some of these programs successfully.
Whether you are an individual looking to build/buy a house or renovate your current home or a tribal housing authority searching for additional support for tribal elder housing,
this guide introduces almost every Federal resource available to support housing opportunities in Indian Country.
The United States Department of the Treasury developed myRA® to remove common barriers to saving and help people take the first step toward a more secure retirement.
The Encyclopedia Smithsonian features a wealth of information about American Indians. Visitors can browse the “History and Culture” section, or narrow their results by using “American Indian” or “Native American” as a keyword search.
The desk reference is organized to simplify program information and help Tribes and Tribal Organizations with practical guidance for successful participation with General Services Administration programs.
OST was created to improve the accountability and management of Indian funds held in trust by the federal government. As trustee, DOI has the primary fiduciary responsibility to manage both tribal trust funds and Individual Indian Money (IIM) accounts.
The resource guide was developed by the Climate Subgroup of the White House Council on Native American Affairs to provide federal government-wide resources for tribes and climate in a standard framework.
The Tribal Leaders Directory provides contact information for each federally recognized tribe. The electronic, map based, interactive directory also provides information about each BIA region and agency that provides services to a specific tribe. Additionally, the directory provides contact information for Indian Affairs leadership.
This financial empowerment toolkit contains information to help native community members become more financially empowered, reduce their financial stress, and manage their finances in ways that help them achieve their goals and dreams.
Youth.gov was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 19 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth.