Region 8 Tribal Program

Tribal Assistance Program (TAP) Mission

To provide leadership in protecting public health and the environment within Indian country; respecting the sovereignty of each tribe; and recognizing our Federal trust responsibilities.

The map below shows the boundaries of the federally recognized tribal nations within Region 8.

Map showing the location of Tribal nations within EPA Region 8 states' borders

Region 8 Facts:

  • Consists of 27 federally recognized tribes on 26 Indian reservations
  • Accounts for over 22.8 million acres of land
  • Represents over 207,000 enrolled members (not including members living on fee land)