About
USET

Established in 1969, the United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET) is a non-profit, inter-Tribal organization serving thirty-three (33) federally recognized Tribal Nations from the Northeastern Woodlands to the Everglades and across the Gulf of Mexico. USET is dedicated to enhancing the development of Tribal Nations, improving the capabilities of Tribal governments, and improving the quality of life for Indian people through a variety of technical and supportive programmatic services.

USET
SPF

Established in 2014, the USET Sovereignty Protection Fund (USET SPF) is a non-profit, inter-Tribal organization advocating on behalf of thirty-three (33) federally recognized Tribal Nations from the Northeastern Woodlands to the Everglades and across the Gulf of Mexico. USET SPF is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and advancing the inherent sovereign rights and authorities of Tribal Nations and in assisting its membership in dealing effectively with public policy issues.

Meet Our Leaders

The Executive Officers Committee is comprised of prominent leaders from across our member Tribal Nations. Meet our Executive Officers.

Message from the President

Read testimony, statements, and messages from USET’s President, Chief Kirk Francis, Penobscot Indian Nation.

Biden-Harris Administration

Stay up to date on the Biden-Harris Administration, Consultations, and events.

Unrest in America

Read statements and messages from USET SPF and our member Tribal Nations regarding the unrest in America.

Career Opportunities

Our mission is dedicated to enhancing the development of federally recognized Indian Tribes, to improving the capabilities of Tribal governments, and assisting the USET Members and their governments in dealing effectively with public policy issues and in serving the broad needs of Indian people. If you are looking for a career that is more than just a paycheck and you’re looking for work that matters, we invite you to review our current job opportunities.

Jun 23rd

2021

New Women’s eNews’ “Indigenous Women Speak Out” Series and Podcast

For far too long, Indigenous communities have been spoken for, or spoken at, and it is past time to hear from them in their own words. Indigenous women face extraordinary challenges: They are exponentially more likely to be victims of physical…

Jun 09th

2021

Take the TTAC Tribal Pension Subcommittee Survey

The TTAC Tribal Pensions Subcommittee just released their survey aiming to explore and highlight the impacts of tribal pensions on Native American Nations.Key Information about this Survey:This survey will consist of multiple questions focused on pensions, benefits and retirement programs…

Jun 08th

2021

Eighth Generation Launches Blanket Design Contest

Listen up! Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, has launched our Third Wool Blanket Design Contest! The first wool blanket design contest was in 2017 and brought back by popular demand in 2019 — check out previous winners…

May 17th

2021

AmazonSmile

Give to USET every time you shop using AmazonSmile. Portions of profits from eligible purchases will go to to USET.

Apr 08th

2021

Tribal-Interior Budget Council Information

The Tribal – Interior Budget Council (TIBC), formerly known as the Indian Affairs Tribal Budget Advisory Council (TBAC), provides a forum and process for Tribal Nations and Federal officials to work together in developing annual budget requests for Indian programs in…

Apr 08th

2021

Change the Mascot Information

ChangetheMascot.org January 2021: Ending "Indian" Mascots: More Mascot Changes to Report as a New Year Begins - NCAI July 2020: PRESS RELEASE | USET SPF Statement on Washington NFL Football Team Name Change - USET SPF Signs onto Solidarity Letter…