June 27, 2013

Executive Order -- Establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs

White House photo Yesterday, June 26, 2013, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs.  The order seeks to enhance government-to-government relations between tribes and the United States through a more coordinated and effective development of policy and carrying out of trust responsibilities.  The council is to include high level officials from more than thirty federal agencies and will be chaired by the Secretary of the Interior.  To learn more you can read the executive order at the White House press website.