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"ITEP strengthens tribal capacity and sovereignty in environmental and natural resource management through culturally relevant education, research, partnerships and policy-based services."

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Virgil Masayesva Tribal Air Programs Excellence Award

Virgil Masayesva Tribal Air Programs Excellence Award:

It is that time of the year, the TAMS Steering Committee members along with the NTAA Executive Committee members and ITEP are preparing to hold the 2019 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTFAQ) in May, 2019.

Please nominate your colleagues that have done an outstanding job in the past year to promote advancement of environmental management of their tribes to receive Virgil Masayesva Environmental Excellence award. The nomination forms are accessible through TAMS website.

The deadline for submission is February 22, 2019.

» Nominate a recipient.
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ITEP Internships:

ITEP/EEOP offers student summer internships for Native American and other college students with funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).
Host site applications due January 18
Intern applications due February 25

» Learn more about ITEP Internships.
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VW Settlement Technical Assistance Program:

ITEP has been selected as the Technical Assistance Provider for Tribes to access the $55 million VW Settlement for Tribes. Stand by for more information here but in the meantime, visit NTAA’s VW Settlement Work Group’s webpage for more information.
Contact Mehrdad.Khatibi@nau.edu for assistance.

» Learn more about VW Settlement Technical Assistance Program.
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ITEP Trainings:

ITEP's classroom and online trainings provide current topics through the use of accomplished trainers who also understand the cultural aspects of tribes throughout the United States.

» Class Trainings
» Online Trainings


Non-Employee Discrimination Complaints:
ITEP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex in the administration of its programs or activities. To learn more, or file a complaint, go to the ITEP Non-Employee Discrimination Complaint Page.

Quejas por discriminación cometida contra personas que no trabajan para ITEP:
ITEP no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, país de origen, discapacidad, edad o sexo en la administración de sus programas o actividades. Para saber más al respecto o presentar una queja, vaya a la página de quejas por discriminación cometida contra personas que no trabajan para ITEP.

Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
PO Box 15004 Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5004
928/523-9555 Fax: 928/523-1266
itep@nau.edu