Answers to many questions about the Buy-Back Program can be found in the Program’s Frequently Asked Questions. For other questions, please contact the resources identified below.
Landowners should not wait until the Buy-Back Program begins implementation to learn about their fractional interests and the Program. Please review the Program's Frequently Asked Questions and become familiar with the offer packet documents.
Landowners can contact the Trust Beneficiary Call Center (Call Center) at 1-888-678-6836 to learn more about their land and their options – including how the Buy-Back Program works. The Call Center is responsible for responding to inquiries from trust beneficiaries and has access to various trust systems. The Call Center can help landowners verify and update their contact information, register as a willing seller, provide comprehensive account information, and answer questions about the Program and about their land in general.
In addition, landowners can contact or visit their local Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) office to learn about the above topics, as well as financial education and estate planning.
Landowners can also contact their local Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) office, or their local Tribal staff for information about how the Program is being implemented at their location.
If a landowner loses their pre-paid return envelope, the offer package can be returned in a large envelope (also referred to as "flat mail" by the USPS) to:
Tribes will be contacted by a Senior Advisor - Tribal Relations (TRA) prior to the start of implementation activities. This TRA will serve as the Tribe’s main point-of-contact during Program implementation.
All other inquiries regarding the Program can be directed to (do not send offer packages to this address):
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C St NW, Mail Stop 3220
Washington, DC 20240