Communicates Departmental, programmatic, and field responsibilities for interacting with American Indian Governments and transmits the Department of Energy’s (DOE) American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Policy.

DOE Order 144.1 provides direction to all Departmental officials, staff, and contractors regarding fulfillment of trust obligations and other responsibilities arising from Departmental actions which may potentially impact American Indian and Alaska Native traditional, cultural, and religious values and practices; natural resources; treaty and other federally recognized and reserved rights.