Obama Wants Ideas for Improving Relations with Tribes

After the President spoke at the opening of yesterday’s Tribal Nations Conference, he put his cabinet members to work. They have 90 days to report on how to improve consultation with tribes. Obama delivered closing remarks on Thursday evening, but word came during the day of the mass shooting at Fort Hood Army Post in Texas, so the President devoted most of his comments to that. He did, however, repeat his earlier promise not to give Native people lip service.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC

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