Native American Tribes
GSA offers a range of services available to federally recognized Native American Tribes, from surplus property donations to vehicle purchases. In addition, recognized tribes can use this page to receive notice of GSA actions and policies that affect tribes, as well as provide comment.
GSA National Tribal Consultation Session
GSA Invites Tribal Leaders and Business Leaders in Indian Country to a Government-to-Government Consultation to discuss your interests and concerns surrounding GSA’s support of Tribes. In particular, GSA would like to discuss:
- a resource that GSA is in the process of updating—“Tribes and Tribal Organizations: Guide to Using GSA Solutions”;
- a special GSA initiative around Carbon Pollution-Free Electricity Procurement; and
- a special GSA initiative relating to electric vehicles.
The consultation will take place April 3, 2023, from 1:00 to 2:50 p.m. PST at the Reservation Economic Summit (RES) event hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED).
Documents below are intended to help Tribal leaders anticipate discussion items for consultation and consider Tribal interests related to the topics. The official comment period for this consultation will remain open for 30 days after the in-person consultation session takes place. However, our partnership with Tribal leadership will remain ongoing.
Comments can be submitted by email at email@example.com. Please use the subject line "GSA 2023 TRIBAL CONSULTATION COMMENTS SUBMISSION". The comment period will be open for 30 days from April 3, 2023 - May 2, 2023
Please see the following materials for discussion at the Consultation:
- Dear Tribal Leader Letter [PDF - 292 KB]
- Tribal Guide to Using GSA Solutions Summary [PDF - 118 KB]
- Tribal Buy Guide [PDF - 809 KB]
- Tribal Carbon Pollution-Free Electricity (CFE) Pilot Summary [PDF - 117 KB]
- Electric Vehicle (EV) Initiative for Tribal Nations Summary [PDF - 184 KB]
- How it works — helpful if you are new to dealing with GSA
- Tribes and Tribal Organization - Guide to Using GSA Solutions [PDF - 809 KB]
How GSA helps customers
Native American Tribes’ access to GSA services is similar to that of federal agencies.
- Introduction to how GSA helps tribes
- Integrated Acquisition Environment (IAE)
- GSA Schedules
- How to order from GSA schedules
- Schedules eLibrary
- Telecommunications/technology contracts
- National Customer Service Center (NCSC)
- GSA training programs
Property transfer and public sales
These programs offer items that the federal government no longer needs, for sale to the general public by competitive means such as auction, negotiation, and bidding.
GSA can help tribes dispose of or acquire excess personal property (e.g., office supplies, machinery).
Real property transfer
Federal property available for transfer ranges from undeveloped land to commercial property to single- and multiple-family housing.
- Introduction to real property transfer for tribes
- Real property transfer
- Finding federal property
GSA offers deeply discounted vehicle sales solutions to meet tribal automotive needs.
NHPA Section 106 Tribal Consultation
This section offers background on federal policy relating to Native American tribes, particularly around historic preservation.
- Introduction for tribes
- Section 106 and Tribal Consultation
- Strategies for Tribal Consultation
The shortcut to this page is gsa.gov/tribalinfo.