California Tribes Meet With President Obama in Washington, D.C

Turner, Colleen
July 2010
News from Native California;Summer2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p34
The article focuses on the November 5, 2009 meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and tribal leaders from federally recognized Native American tribes. The central topics discussed during the meeting include education, unemployment, safety, health care, and energy resources for Native Americans. Several appointments were made by Obama during the meeting including Kimberly Teehee as a Native American policy advisor and Larry Echo Hawk as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior.


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