The Office of the Native American Liaison advises leadership on actions and identifies project areas federal and Tribal conservation efforts will effectively conserve fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. To support national efforts Native American Liaisons are placed in each region as an integral resource to provide their expertise to staff as they work with federally recognized Indian Tribes.

What We Do

Our Services

  • Serve as the liaison (i.e., lead point-of-contact or intermediary) between the Service and federally recognized Indian Tribes.
  • Implement the Service's 2016 revised Native American Policy.
  • Provide grant funding through the Tribal Wildlife Grants program to federally-recognized Tribes.
  • At the request of a Tribe, develop and prepare agreements relating to mutual activities involving natural resources.
  • Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions.