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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
If you represent an organization that is looking for information on Federal grants, refer to, 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.