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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2009

Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau Director Launches "Indian Country Counts" 2010 Census Campaign at NCAI

What:
U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves and Joe Garcia, president of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), will hold a joint news conference to reaffirm the Census Bureau's American Indian and Alaska Native Policy and to launch NCAI's 2010 Census Campaign, "Indian Country Counts."
When:
Monday, Oct. 12, noon (PDT)
Who:
Robert M. Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Joe A. Garcia, president, National Congress of American Indians
Jacqueline Johnson Pata, executive director, National Congress of American Indians
James Steele Jr., chairman, Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council
National Native American organizations
Where:
Palm Springs Convention Center, Chino Room
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262

For parking and set-up, news media are advised to arrive 30 minutes prior to event time. Please RSVP to Adam McMullin at NCAI.
202-422-8416 or amcmullin@ncai.org

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014