The US Army Corps of Engineers Tribal Nations Program is implementing DoD and USACE Native American/Alaska Native policies, thereby empowering Tribes so that they are full partners with USACE in resolving water resources issues.
USACE Native-American/Alaska Native Policy Principles are as follows:
- Tribal sovereignty
- Trust responsibility
- Government-to-government relations
- Pre-decisional consultational
- Self reliance, capacity building, growth
- Natural and cultural resource management and protection