the past four years, through tribal consultation and the White House
Tribal Nations Conferences, President Obama and his Administration
have worked to ensure that tribal leaders are directly involved in
setting policy priorities. Today, President Obama is hosting the
2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Department of
This conference continues to build upon the
President's commitment to strengthen the government to government
relationship with Indian Country, by providing invited leaders from
the 566 federally recognized tribes the opportunity to interact
directly with the President and representatives from the highest
levels of his Administration. In conjunction with today's event, the
White House released a report, Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities,
examines the President's agenda and how this Administration, by
working together with tribes, has made a difference for American
Indians and Alaska Natives.
Remarks by The President at the
Tribal Nations Conference
U.S. Department of the Interior Washington, D.C.
December 05, 2012
33:15 P.M. EST
PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Thank you so much. Everybody, please,
please have a seat.
Thank you, Brian, for that wonderful introduction. Thanks to all the
members of Congress and members of my administration who are here. And I
want to give a special shout-out to Senator Danny Akaka, who has been such
a tireless advocate for Native Americans throughout his career. (Applause.)
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September 20, 2011 -
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Gathering of Nations
Powwow, April 26-28,
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September 8, 2011 -
Gathering of Nations Proud To Acknowledge Award Recipients
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Native American 40 Under 40, who will be recognized as part of the 36th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Event (INPRO) on Thursday, September 08, 2011 at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
The Native American 40 Under 40 recognition was incorporated in 2009 as part of the National Center's 40th Anniversary and highlights 40 existing and emerging American Indian leaders under 40 years of age who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication to achieve impressive and significant contributions in their businesses, communities and to Indian country. Last year, Melonie Mathews (Santa Clara Pueblo/Navajo), Program Coordinator for the Miss Indian World Program and Gathering of Nations received this prestigious award.
This year, the Gathering of Nations would like to congratulate two former Miss Indian World's who will be recipients of this award:
Shayai Lucero (Pueblo of Laguna & Pueblo of Acoma) Owner, Earth and Sky Floral Designs
Old Laguna, New Mexico
Lillian Sparks (Rosebud/Oglala Sioux) Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, Department of Health
& Human Services - Washington, D.C.
The Gathering of Nations congratulates them both!
Gathering of Nations Powwow named one of
North America’s 100 Best
- The American Business Association (ABA) announced today that the Gathering of Nations Native American Powwow has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2011...
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Native American student computer camp (High School Juniors and Seniors)
Gathering of Nations Supports Indian
Education Projects in Chicago. Chicago Public Schools, Bud Billiken Parade,
Title VII Indian Education Formula Grant Program promotes
“Native Excellence for 2009”...
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NATIONS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS!
At this time the Gathering of
Nations is set to celebrate the 25th annual Gathering of Nations
Pow Wow. With more than 3000 Native American singers and
dancers... Click here to
read the full press release.
“G.O.N. sponsors young Navajo
family to the Magic Kingdom"
I had recently received the honor to become apart
of the Gathering of Nations Web/Media Team. For years I have
always dreamed of...
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"Gathering of Nations Participates in Book Give Away"
For the second year in a row the application submitted by Dr.
Lita Mathews, on behalf of the Gathering of Nations, Ltd., to
the First Book National Book Bank...
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the full press release.