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Mission Statements of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation,
and Reclamation’s Native American Program

The mission of the Department of the Interior is to protect and provide access to our Nation’s natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to tribes.

The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

The mission of Reclamation’s Native American Program is: to make the benefits of the Reclamation program available to Indian Tribes and to fulfill Reclamation’s Indian Trust responsibilities.

Vision Statement of Reclamation’s Native American Program

Working as partners with Native American Tribes to meet tribal water resources and related needs.


Please contact NAAO (202-513-0625) with questions about the Program,
and Janice Simmons (202)-513-0554 for questions about this website.