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White House Tribal Nations Conf

An Update from the White House

Okay you guys Here is a shot from the press box but pres obama is up there. Lots of indians here in the house !

The Tribal Nations in the White House

The Tribal Nations in the White House

President Obama signed a memorandum on Tribal Consultation at the November 5, 2009 White House Tribal Nations Conference which pronounced Tribal consultations “a critical ingredient of a sound and productive Federal-Tribal relationship.” The President’s Memorandum directs all Federal agencies to develop a plan of action to implement President Clinton’s Executive Order 13175 on “Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments within ninety days (by February 3, 2010).

Obama at White House Tribal Nations meet (November 6, 2009) The White House has Posted Videos of President Barack Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Nations Conference, which took place at the Interior Department in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, November 5, 2009. See Video >>>

My Picture Gallery  www.EvansCraig.com for Tribal Nations Conference in the Whitehouse on Nov., 5, 2009
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November 5, 2009 Posted by | Native News, Updates | , | 1 Comment

Posted on Landmark Education: Native Style

A DC Update by the Whitehouse.gov

Live Whitehouse Video Feed

Live at the Whitehouse

The White House Tribal Nations Conference

on Nov 5th, 2009 will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live

WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, and the federal government.

Source: www.whitehouse.gov

November 4, 2009 Posted by | Landmark Education, Native News, Updates | Leave a comment

The Hard Rock Hotel & Seminole Tribe Invite you…..

The Seminole Tribe of Florida
&
Fame LLC

Present…

~The White House Tribal Nations Conference~

Special Performance!
****
Featuring;

Native Music Rocks

Native Music Rocks

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With special appearances by:

Grammy Winner & Five Time Native American Music
Award Winner…
Micki Free’s
American Horse Trio
With drummer Cindy Blackman Formerly of Lenny Kravitz
And bassist Jon Brant formerly of Cheap Trick

Cherokee vocalist rising star sensation…
Shea

Harp player extraordinaire….
Terry Tsotigh

Multi-Native American Music Award Winner…
Keith Secola

Reggae sensation…..
Casper And the 602 Band

8:00 PM, Thursday, November 5th

Hard Rock Cafe
999 E St NW
Washington DC

There will be a $10 door charge with 100% of the proceeds going to World Hunger Year (WHY). Hard Rock is proud to support WHY and its many Global initiatives to help children and the fight against hunger and poverty. WHY’s founding in 1975 sought to shine a light on innovative, community-based, grassroots solutions to hunger and poverty. Eight “on the ground” partner organizations will benefit from funds raised through IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER. Join us in recognizing the spirit of these organizations and help in finding solutions for feeding those in our own backyards, as well as those around the world.

Jordan Rosenblatt
Marketing Manager
Hard Rock Cafe
Washington, DC 20004

Office (202) 628-6583
Cell (917) 572-0938
Fax (202) 628-6595

Rocking The Home Crowd January-December

http://www.hardrock.com/dc
http://www.hardrockmeetings.com

November 3, 2009 Posted by | Native News, Updates | , , | 1 Comment

Nation-to-Nation: The United States and Tribal Nations

An update from NCAI in Washington, DC

(Download list of events – .pdf)

November 3, 2009

IHS Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting

Time: 8:30am-2:00 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites DC Convention Center, 900 10th Street, NW

Fundraising Breakfast for Representative Dan Boren (D, OK)

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Location: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Office, 422 1st Street SE

Department of Education Tribal Leader Listening Session

This event is open to all, but an RSVP to Miralys Perez at miralys.perez@ed.gov is required.

Time: 9:30 – 11:00a.m.

Location: National Museum of the American Indian, 4th Street and Independence Avenue SW

Meeting with Chairman Rahall for Health Care and IHCIA

This discussion will be focused on the Indian Health Care Improvement Act and health insurance reform. It is by invitation only.

Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Anniversary of Kennedy Report on Education

This event is open to the public.

Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Location: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Hearing Room

Embassy of Tribal Nations Gala Open House

This event is open to the public. Please RSVP to Tonya Deal at tdeal@ncai.org.

Time: 2:00-8:00 p.m.

Location: NCAI, 1516 P Street

Alaska Delegation Coffee Reception

Alaska Native leaders are welcome to join the Alaska congressional delegation for a coffee reception.

Time: 2:00 – 3:00p.m.

Location: Capitol Visitors Center, Room 215

Department of Health and Human Services Tribal Leader Roundtable

This discussion with Secretary Sebelius and top Department officials is open to all tribal leaders, but an RSVP to Bernice Harper at Bernice.Harper@hhs.gov is required.

Time: 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Location: U.S. Department of Health of Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W.

November 4, 2009

IHS Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting

Time: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites DC Convention Center, 900 10th Street, NW

Fundraising Breakfast for Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID)

This event is hosted by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Building, 422 1st Street SE

U.S. House of Representatives, Resources Hearing: Carcieri

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Morris K. Udall Committee Room, 1324 Longworth House Office Building

Department of Labor Meeting with Secretary Solis

This tribal leader meeting is by invitation only.

Time: 10:30a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Location: U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW

Fundraising Lunch for Felton Newell

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Marriott Renaissance, 999 Ninth Street NW

Climate Change and Clean Energy Luncheon

This meeting is open to tribal representatives. A box lunch will be provided.

Download more information (.pdf)

Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Location: Marriott Renaissance, 999 Ninth Street NW

Fundraising Lunch for Representative Ben Lujan (D-NM)

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Acadiana, 901 New York Avenue NW

Fundraising Lunch for Representative Charlie Melancon (D-LA)

Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Building, 422 1st Street SE

NCAI Tribal Leader Pre-meeting

This event is open to all tribal leaders. It is intended to coordinate key messages for President Obama’s Tribal Nations conference. No press permitted.

Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Location: Marriott Renaissance, 999 Ninth Street NW

U.S. Senate, Indian Affairs Committee Hearing: Fixing the Federal Acknowledgement Process

This event is open.

Time: 2:15 p.m.

Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628

NCAI Tribal Leaders Reception

Tribal leaders, key members of the Administration, and members of Congress have been invited to participate. RSVPs are required at NMAI-RSVP@si.edu.

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: National Museum of the American Indian, 4th Street and Independence Avenue, SW

November 5, 2009

White House Tribal Nations Conference

This event is by invitation only. Security clearance is required.

U.S. Senate, Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing: VA and Indian Health Service Cooperation

This event is open.

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 418

November 2, 2009 Posted by | Native News, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

   

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