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Secretary Jewell to Deliver Remarks at 2015 White House Tribal Nations Conference


WASHINGTON – On Thursday, November 5, 2015, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Deputy Secretary Michael L. Connor and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn will join President Obama, other cabinet Secretaries, and leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes at the 7th annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Secretary Jewell will deliver opening remarks to kick off the Conference and will then join one of three town hall sessions with tribal leaders. Later in the day, Secretary Jewell will also lead a panel discussion. Deputy Secretary Mike Connor will participate in a discussion focused on environment and natural resources, and Assistant Secretary Washburn will co-moderate the Protecting and Advancing Nation-to Nation Relations: Tribal Sovereignty, Self-Governance, and Self-Determination breakout session.


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