California Tribal communities are the original inhabitants of California and have a special relationship with both the federal and state governments. Tribes are distinctly different from each other in culture and government structure.
Learn about the Tribal Affairs in California:
Draft Tribal Consultation Policy
We are pleased to share our draft policy with you for your feedback and suggestions. This policy outlines the DTSC Tribal consultation process with the foundational principles of collaboration, communication, education, and Tribal sovereignty.
Questions or comments? Please reach out to us at TribalAffairs@dtsc.ca.gov.