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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2008

Media Advisory — Census Bureau Reaffirms Commitment to Working With American Indians and Alaska Natives

What:
Census Bureau Director Steve H. Murdock will be joined by National Congress of American Indians President Joe A. Garcia as he signs the Census Bureau's first American Indian and Alaska Native policy. The signing ceremony will take place before the General Assembly at NCAI's 65th annual convention. This policy reaffirms the Census Bureau's strong commitment to working with American Indian and Alaska Natives through this official government-to-government relationship. Murdock will also discuss the upcoming 2010 Census and the work conducted throughout the decade to ensure there is an accurate and complete count of the American Indian and Alaska Native population.
When:
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:45 - 11:05 a.m. (Mountain Daylight Time)
Who:
Steve H. Murdock, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Joe A. Garcia, president, National Congress of American Indians
Members of the National Congress of American Indians Executive Board
Where:
National Congress of American Indians General Assembly
Phoenix Convention Center
100 North Third Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014