National Park Service Working with American Indians, Alaska Natives And Native Hawaiians
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    Working with Native Americans

    Cultural Resources National Park Service

Federal Presevation Institute

Chairman Ortega
Chairman Paul Ortega, Mescalero Apache Tribe, holding an eagle staff, courtesy of the American Indian Liaison Office

Federal Preservation Institute (FPI) is a National Park Service program designed to assist other federal agencies develop and deploy robust and effective historic preservation programs across the United States.  FPI acts as the keeper of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Federal Historic Preservation Programs, as mandated in Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act.   FPI supports the annual Secretary of the Interior's national award program for Tribal Historic Preservation Office personnel.