President Obama Speaks at the 2013 Tribal Nations Conference

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  1. Obama says he will visit Indian Country next year

    http://news.yahoo.com/obama-says-visit-indian-country-next-215356217.html

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told Native American leaders Wednesday that he will make his first trip as president to Indian Country next year, expanding on his vow to enhance the bond between the federal and tribal governments.

    Obama told the tribal leaders at the fifth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference that the federal government still has work to do to sustain a strong relationship with tribal governments.

    He says the United States can do more to give tribes more control over their communities and says that high rates of poverty among Native Americans are “a moral call to action.” In addition, he says the federal government needs to ensure that Native Americans have access to affordable health care and must help tribes be good stewards of their native homelands.

    The Tribal Nations Conference, representing the 566 federally recognized tribes.
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    Whoo Hoo! I can hardly wait..

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