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2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference

Published: December 3, 2011, Author: MHirch

President Obama in his recent speech at the White House Tribal Nations conference underlines the fact that “Native Americans face unemployment and poverty rates that are far higher than the national average” and acknowledges that solving these problems will take considerable time and effort. In his speech he announces he signed an executive order to launch the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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