President Obama Announces 2015 White House Tribal Nations Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, November 5, President Obama will host the 2015 White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, DC. The conference will provide leaders from the 567 federally recognized tribes 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 will be invited to send one representative to the conference. This will be the seventh White House Tribal Nations Conference for the Obama Administration, and continues 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, with an emphasis on increasing opportunity for Native youth. Additional details about the conference will be released at a later date.