Contact: Vicki Glasier
Public Information Office
The U.S. Census Bureau will release a 2010 Census brief on the American Indian and Alaska Native population at a forum held with the National Museum of the American Indian. This event will highlight statistics from the 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the American Indian and Alaska Native population in the U.S. and its size and growth at various geographic levels. Following a presentation of statistics, an expert panel will address the current social and economic impact of the American Indian and Alaska Native population.
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012; 1 to 4 p.m. (EST)
Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Nicholas Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Tina Norris, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Kevin Gover, director, National Museum of the American Indian
Clara Pratte, executive director, Navajo Nation Washington Office
Colin Kippen, executive director, National Indian Education Association
Malia Villegas, director, Policy Research Center, National Congress of American Indians
Mellor Willie, executive director, National American Indian Housing Council
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20560
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The event will be broadcast on the Census Bureau's Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/us-census-bureau.