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Native American leaders express mixed views on Obama administration's progress on promises

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/12/2010

Krissah Thompson

"A group of Native American leaders met with President Obama on Wednesday to discuss what they see as slow progress on several promises made by the administration. Their concerns include the dire economic straits facing many tribes and continued U.S. encroachment on tribal sovereignty.

"Tribal leaders will have a number of meetings in Washington this week to address those issues as a part of the second White House Tribal Nations Conference. Obama, who is to speak at a gathering of more than 560 tribal chiefs and presidents Thursday, has described the event as key to his effort to strengthen the federal government's relationship with Native Americans.

"Participants in Wednesday's meeting emerged from the White House convinced that the administration is attuned to their concerns, although some expressed frustration at the pace of change."

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"Native American leaders express mixed views on Obama administration's progress on promises", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2010. Consulté le 16/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/native-american-leaders-express-mixed-views-on-obama-administration-s-progress-on-promises