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Native Brief: BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA Deputy Attorney General James Cole, the US Department of Justice second ranking official, will visit North Dakota beginning tomorrow.
He will visit the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and will stop by the Standing Rock High School in Fort Yates, North Dakota to talk to American Indian tribal leaders, Native youth and law enforcement partners on Wednesday. He will be joined at this meeting with US Attorney for North Dakota Timothy Purdon.
On Thursday, Deputy Attorney Cole will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Tribal Consultation Conference hosted by the US Attorney of North Dakota in Bismarck, North Dakota. All North Dakota American Indians are scheduled to attend this conference that seeks to curb violence on North Dakota Indian reservations.
He will discuss the department's ongoing commitment to tribal public safety and the progress of initiatives aimed at reducing crime, protecting victims and strengthening public safety in Indian Country. At the Tribal Consultation Conference, tribal leaders and law enforcement leaders from across the state will discuss issues of concern and how to work together to improve public safety.
WHAT: Meeting with Tribal Officials & Students
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25, 9:30 am cdt
WHERE: Standing Rock High School
9189 Highway 24
Ft. Yates, North Dakota 58538
WHAT: 2nd Annual Tribal Consultation Conference Keynote Address
WHO: Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole
WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 9:00 am cdt
WHERE: James Henry Community CenterUnited Tribes Technical College
posted April 24, 2012 11:50 am edt