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Office of Tribal Self-Governance (OTSG)
Successful Connections - Lasting Partnerships
The Office of Tribal Self-Governance (OTSG) is located in Rockville, MD, in the Office of the Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). OTSG is responsible for a wide range of Agency functions that are critical to IHS' relationship with Tribal leaders, Tribal Organizations, and other American Indian and Alaska Native groups. OTSG develops and oversees the implementation of Tribal Self-Governance legislation and authorities within the IHS under Title V of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA), Public Law 93-638, as amended. OTSG is a national program providing information, technical assistance, and policy coordination in support of IHS Self-Governance activities, with maximum input from IHS staff and workgroups, Tribes and Tribal Organizations, and the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC).


News

Now accepting applications for the Self-Governance Planning and Negotiation Cooperative Agreements
Read the announcements here: Planning [PDF - 103 KB] Negotiation [PDF - 105 KB]
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Please contact Jeremy Marshall, Policy Analyst, Office of Tribal Self-Governance with any questions about these announcements.


Events

2015 Tribal Self-Governance Annual Consultation Conference

April 26-30

Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV

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Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting

July 21-22, 2015

October 6-7, 2015

Embassy Suites DC Convention Center
900 10th St. NW,
Washington, DC 20001

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Room block closes September 5.

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