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Tribal Organizations - learn about the various tribal organizations that work on environmental issues and link to their websites.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
(AISES) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
A national non-profit organization which nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values. Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering, and technology arenas.
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
(ITEP) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
Its vision is to assist Indian Tribes in the management of their environmental resources through effective training and education programs.
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
(ITCA) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
ITCA promotes Native American self-reliance through public policy development. ITCA is comprised of 19 tribal governments and is a nonprofit, educational, and charitable organization. One branch of ITCA is the Environmental and Natural Resources Program. This program helps tribes with funding and technical assistance for preparation of integrated solid waste management plans and assists them with other waste and environmental protection issues. FOr more information or to request ITCA pulications, contact Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. 4205 North Seventh Avenue, Suite 200 Phoenix, AZ 85013 Phone: 602 248-0071.
Inter-Tribal Environmental Council
(ITEC) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
 ITEC’s mission is to is to protect the health of Native Americans, their natural resources and their environment as it relates to air, land and water.
National Congress of American Indians
(NCAI) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
Works to inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives. NCAI is positioned to monitor federal policy and coordinated efforts to inform federal decisions that affect tribal government interests.
National Tribal Environment Council
(NTEC) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
NTEC is a group of over 108 tribes and alaska native villages dedicated to the protection and preservation of the reservation environment. Under its solid waste program, NTEC provides tribes with volunteer mentors who assist them with specific needs (such as setting up solid waste plans). For more information, contact National Tribal Environmental Council, 221 Rio Grande, NW., Albuquerque, NM 87104, Phone: 505-242-2175.
The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council
(NEJAC)
The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) is a federal advisory committee that was established by charter on September 30, 1993, to provide independent advice, consultation, and recommendations to the adminisrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on matters related to environmental justice.
Tribal Solid Waste Advisory Network
(TSWAN) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
TSWAN - A consortium of ten tribes in the Pacific Northwest who collectively explore innovative waste management techniques and advocate responsible sold waste management for all Native Americans. Recently, TSWAN received a solid waste grant from Region 10 to develop an integrated solid waste management (ISWN) plan for the participating tribes.
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.
(USET) Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer
USET is a non-profit, Inter-Tribal Organization that represents its member Tribes through various workgroups and committees and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information amongst Tribes and governments.
Zender Environmental
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Zender Environmental provides environmental program services for underserved tribal and isolated-rural populations where the need exists.

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