Obama Meets with Tribes Today and Makes History

President Obama Tribes Meeting 11 05 09

President Obama signs a memorandum pledging meaningful consultation with tribes, and giving every cabinet agency 90 days to come up with a plan to implement and improve consultation.

Photo by Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC

President Barack Obama and top members of his cabinet welcomed hundreds of leaders from Alaska Native and Native American tribes to Washington today.  The President called the Tribal Nations Conference the largest and most widely attended gathering between the federal government and tribal leaders in history.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington, DC

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