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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006

Media Advisory — 2006 Census Test Count Set to Begin on Cheyenne River Reservation

What:
U.S. Census Bureau Director Louis Kincannon and Chairman Harold Frazier of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will hold a news conference to kickoff the 2006 Census Test enumeration activities on the Cheyenne River Reservation. The Census Bureau will use this test to evaluate methods for counting American Indians in Indian Country in the next census. The Census Bureau, which selected the Cheyenne River Reservation as one of only two sites in the nation for the 2006 Census Test, is committed to ensuring an accurate and complete count of the American Indian population in the 2010 Census.
When:
Thursday, March 16, at 2 p.m. (MST)
Who:
Louis Kincannon, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Harold Frazier, tribal chairman, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and chairman of the
Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association
Donald Loudner, vice chair, Census Advisory Committee on the
American Indian and Alaska Native Populations
Susan Lavin, Denver regional director, U.S. Census Bureau
Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association members:
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Omaha Tribe
Ponca Tribe
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Santee Sioux Tribe
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe
Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Three Affiliated Tribes
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
Winnebago Tribe
Yankton Sioux Tribe
Where:
Cheyenne River Reservation
Cultural Center
W. Highway 212
Eagle Butte, S.D. 57625
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014