Department Of Interior
|OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
Contact:Nedra Darling, Indian Affairs
|For Immediate Release: May 22, 2003
Washington, D.C. - Special Trustee for American Indians Ross O. Swimmer and Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene M. Martin will appear on Native American Calling today at 1:00 P.M. EDT, to discuss the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Office of Special Trustee. During the one-hour radio program, the Special Trustee and Acting Assistant Secretary will be available to answer questions from the listeners.
In 2002, the Department and the Federally-recognized tribes undertook an ambitious effort to change the way the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs and the Special Trustee for American Indians deliver BIA trust and non-trust services to tribes, tribal service populations and trust beneficiaries.
Native America Calling is a national public affairs and news radio program on the American Indian Radio on Satellite (ARIOS) and National Radio Networks. For more information, contact NAC at 505-277-7999 or visit NAC's web site at: www.nativeamericacalling.org.
Who: Ross O. Swimmer, Special Trustee for American Indians, and Aurene M. Martin, Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.
What: Native America Calling, A national Indian radio program
When: May 22, 2003 1:00 - 2:00 EDT
Where: Hear the web cast at: www.nativeamericacalling.org
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