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Office of Tribal Programs
The Office of Tribal Programs (OTP) provides leadership, advocacy and coordination in the implementation of P.L. 93-638, the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEA), as amended, serving 17 Tribes, 4 Tribal Organizations, and two Urban Indian Health Programs in the states of Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; and serves as primary Area contact to officials of Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations (T/TOs) in planning and/or development of projects leading to a capability to enter into contracts or compacts to provide health care and health related services under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA); provides oversight of the consultation contract with the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Health Board.
Contact Information: 605-226-7276