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WASHINGTON Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians will deliver the annual State of Indian Nations Address on February 14, from Washington DC.
President Keel will review the successes within Indian country
As is tradition, the State of Indian Nations address is scheduled just days after the United States President delivers the State of the Union. President Barack Obama will address the nation and a joint session of Congress on February 12.
President Keel will review the successes within Indian country during the past year and will speak about the issues and concerns the National Congress of American Indians will address in during this year.
The State of Indian Nations address, scheduled for 10:30 am est, will be held for a third straight year at the Newseum in Washington DC in the building's Knight Studio for television broadcast. The event will be webcast live via NCAI Live Events
Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization in the country. NCAI advocates on behalf of tribal governments and communities, promoting strong tribal-federal government to government policies, and promoting a better understanding among the general public regarding American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
2013 State of Indian Nations Address & Webcast
President Jefferson Keel of the National Congress of American Indians
Thursday, February 14
Webcast at 10:30 am est
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest
Washington DC 20001
posted January 18, 2013 7:40 am est