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Larry Echo Hawk - Pawnee
WASHINGTON - Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk will deliver a keynote address at the National Congress of American Indians Mid-Year Conference on Tuesday, June 14, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Echo Hawk will be speaking on the accomplishments and progress made by Indian Affairs over the last 24 months. He will address such topics as: federal Indian policy, economic development, restoration of homelands, Indian energy development, safe communities, education, Indian gaming, and Indian Affairs leadership.
He will be joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Del Laverdure, who will participate in the NCAI's Tribal Lands Forum on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Administration's ongoing efforts and accomplishments relating to Indian lands.
Established in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians is the country's oldest national association of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, and holds one of the largest annual gatherings of tribal representatives.
WHO: Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs,
U.S. Department of the Interior
Del Laverdure, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior
WHAT: Assistant Secretary Echo Hawk will deliver a keynote address at the National Congress of American Indian 2011 Mid-Year Conference.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Del Laverdure will participate in the meeting's Tribal Lands Forum.
WHEN: 10:00 am cdt, Tuesday, June 14.
WHERE: Frontier Airlines Center
400 W. Wisconsin Avenue (4th & Wisconsin),
posted June 10, 2011 6:31 am et
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