ADVISORY: President Obama to Host 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, September 26, President Obama will host the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. This will be the President’s eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference, providing tribal leaders from the 567 federally recognized tribes with the opportunity to interact directly with high-level federal government officials and members of the White House Council on Native American Affairs.
Each federally recognized tribe is invited to send one representative to the conference. This year’s conference will continue to build upon the President’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and to improve the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The President’s remarks and the morning and afternoon sessions of the Tribal Nations Conference will be pooled for television and open to limited pre-credentialed still photographers and correspondents. The conference will be streamed live at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live. An agenda will be provided in confirmation emails.
Members of the media interested in covering the conference must RSVP via the link below.
WHAT: 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference
WHERE: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20240
WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016 – 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM ET