American Indian/Alaskan Native Emphasis Program
It is NRCS policy to conduct a positive and continuing AI/ANEP that provides equal employment opportunity for American Indian/Alaskan Natives in all personnel management policies and practices, as well as in NRCS-sponsored programs and activities.
403.92 Program Objectives
A. Increase the total number of American Indian/Alaskan Natives in all Professional, Administrative, Technical, Clerical, and Others (PATCO) categories, series, and grade levels.
B. Encourage the participation of American Indian/Alaskan Natives in all NRCS-sponsored programs and activities.
C. Provide a network of professional support for American Indian/Alaskan Natives.
D. Ensure that the American Indian/Alaskan Native community receives equal treatment in all aspects of employment.
E. Provide opportunities to participate in training and training programs, such as career enhancement, graduate studies, and others.
Part 403 - Special Emphasis Programs - Subpart F - American Indian/Alaskan Native Emphasis Program
November is American Indian Heritage Month
American Indian Heritage Month is celebrated to recognize the inter-tribal cultures and to educate the public about the heritage, history, art, and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives. American Indian Heritage Month enhances our efforts to honor tribal sovereignty by working on a government-to-government basis with American Indians and Alaska Natives. We honor the rights of Indian tribes and work to protect and enhance tribal resources.
Special Emphasis Events
November - American Indian/Alaskan Native Heritage Month
Melony Sikes, American Indian/Alaskan Natives Emphasis Program Manager