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AIANTA Takes Indian Country Tourism to the U.S. House of Representatives

 


WASHINGTON – Sherry L. Rupert, American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) Board President testified today before the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs during the hearing on H.R. 3477, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act (the “NATIVE ACT”). Ms. Rupert spoke in support of the NATIVE Act, emphasizing the economic and social benefits of tourism in Indian Country and the U.S.

The NATIVE Act was introduced by Representative Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma in the House and Senator Brian Schatz in the Senate to enhance and integrate Native American tourism, empower Native American communities, increase coordination and collaboration between Federal tourism assets, and expand heritage and cultural tourism opportunities in the United States.

http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/aianta-takes-indian-country-tourism-to-the-u-s-house-of-representatives/

 

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