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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA On Monday, October 22, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will deliver keynote remarks at the National Congress of American Indians' 69th Annual Convention & Marketplace in Sacramento. Secretary Salazar is expected to discuss the Obama Administration's progress in opening a new chapter in our nation to nation relationship with American Indian and Alaska Natives tribal governments.
Secretary Ken Salazar Kevin Washburn
The National Congress of American Indians is expected to draw 3,000 American Indians to its annual conference.
Following his remarks, Secretary Salazar will introduce Interior's new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Kevin Washburn. Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and former Dean of the University of New Mexico, School of Law, was sworn into his position on October 9.
National Congress of American Indians 69th Annual Convention
Ken Salazar, Secretary Department of the Interior
Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs
Monday, October 22
10:30 am pdt
Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street Exhibit Hall B
posted October 20, 2012 7:00 am edt