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WASHINGTON Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will visit the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota today to make a major announcement regarding energy development on tribal lands.
Secretary Ken Salazar
Joining Secretary Salazar will be Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Del Laverdure, Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Mike Black and Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall.
The announcement is part of President Barack Obama's efforts to expand domestic energy production and strengthen American Indian communities, according to a spokesperson at the Department of the Interior.
Announcement on Energy Development on Tribal Lands
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Del Laverdure, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Mike Black, Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Tex Hall, Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes
Wednesday, October 10, 12 Noon cdt
Three Affiliated Tribes Headquarters
404 Frontage Road
New Town, North Dakota 58763
posted October 10, 2012 7:00 am edt