For Human Subjects Research
Determine whether the project is human research requiring IRB Approval. Download & complete the "Determination of Human Research" form found on the Human Subject Protection Program (HSPP) Website.
If your project falls under human research, the HSPP requires documentation of approval and additional information.
HSPP submissions are routed to the Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office for review & Acknowledgement.
For Sponsored Projects Submission
(Non-Human Subjects Research)
The principal investigator or project director is required to collect & retain documentation of consultation* with approval or pending approval form the Native Nation. Keep documentation for your records.
On your sponsored project proposal, check the box for Native Affairs. Sponsored projects will route your proposal to the Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office for review & Acknowledgement.
*Documentation of tribal approval can include letters or electronic communications of support or approval, tribal resolutions, contracts, permits, or other forms of agreement or evidence of consultation and approval.