The Utah Division of Indian Affairs serves as a liaison and promotes positive intergovernmental relations with and between Utah Indian tribes, the Governor’s office, federal and state agencies, and local governing offices. The agency coordinates with the governor’s office, the Native American Legislative Liaison Committee, and other legislative committees to address Indian Affairs’ issues and develop policies.
The agency meets regularly with the Native American Remains Review Committee to determine ownership and disposition of Native American remains found on state or non-federal lands. It monitors Utah and Federal legislation which impacts Utah Indian Tribes and the state of Utah. The agency develops programs and services, provides alternatives, and implements solutions that will allow Indian citizens an opportunity to share in the progress of the state of Utah.
Each year, Utah Division of Indian Affairs(UDIA) provides over 100 informational presentations to schools, colleges, business, etc.