Salazar, Washburn to Address National Congress of American Indians Convention in Sacramento
Nedra Darling (ASIA), 202-219-4152
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—On Monday, October 22, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will deliver keynote remarks at the National Congress of American Indians’ 69th Annual Convention & Marketplace in Sacramento. Salazar is expected to discuss the Obama Administration’s progress in opening a new chapter in our nation-to-nation relationship with American Indian and Alaska Natives tribal governments.
Following his remarks, Secretary Salazar will introduce Interior’s new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Kevin K. Washburn. Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and former Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law, was sworn into his position on October 9, 2012.
||Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
||National Congress of American Indians’ 69th Annual Convention & Marketplace|
|WHEN:||Monday, October 22, 2012 @ 10:30 AM PDT|
|WHERE:||Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street (Exhibit Hall B)