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Biden Reaffirms Tribal Sovereignty


January 28, 2021

President Biden reaffirms his administration's respect for tribal sovereignty as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on.

WASHINGTON - As part of his racial and equality initiative, President Joe Biden on Monday signed a Presidential Memorandum that reaffirms tribal sovereignty through tribal consultation.

Speaking in more general terms about the racial divide that exists in the country, Biden said the nation faces deep racial inequities in America.

"In my campaign for President, I made it very clear that the moment had arrived as a nation where we face deep racial inequities in America and system - systemic racism that has plagued our nation for far, far too long," Biden said.


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