US Department of Veteran Affairs releases 2016 Tribal Consultation Report

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released the 2016 Tribal Consultation Report, which provides a comprehensive summary of VA’s tribal consultation activities during 2016. This report, prepared by VA’s Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR), highlights tribes’ top priorities for serving American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans, identified through consultation.

The 2016 report can be downloaded from this email, and print copies are being mailed to federally recognized tribes.

VA recognizes and respects the sovereignty of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal nations and is committed to regular, meaningful consultation with tribal governments to gain input on VA policies, programs, and services, with the goal of better serving American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans.

For more information about VA and the Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR), please visit the OTGR website at www.va.gov/tribalgovernment.

Feedback and suggestions can be submitted by email to tribalgovernmentconsultation@va.gov.

Download Report here!