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Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention
National | Politics
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (July 26, 2016)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.

President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor
National | Politics
President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor (November 5, 2015)
Karen Diver, the outgoing chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, is the first elected tribal leader to hold a high-level post in the White House.

Karen Diver resigns at Fond du Lac Band to join White House
National | Politics
Karen Diver resigns at Fond du Lac Band to join White House (November 3, 2015)
Karen Diver will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs for President Barack Obama.

Ambassador Harper discusses violence against indigenous women
Law | National | World
Ambassador Harper discusses violence against indigenous women (July 9, 2015)
Ambassador Keith Harper and former White House aide Jodi Gillette participate in a discussion at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Jodi Gillette joins board of directors for Notah Begay III Foundation
Health | National | Sports
Jodi Gillette joins board of directors for Notah Begay III Foundation (July 6, 2015)
The foundation, created by Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay, combats diabetes in Indian Country.

Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC
Law | National | Politics
Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC (May 14, 2015)
After six years in the Obama administration, former White House advisor Jodi Gillette is starting a new chapter in her career.

White House Blog: Launching the Gen-I Tribal Leader Challenge
Education | National
White House Blog: Launching the Gen-I Tribal Leader Challenge (March 12, 2015)
The White House is inviting tribal leaders to take concrete steps to engage with Native youth in their communities and help them complete the Gen-I Native Youth Challenge.

Jodi Gillette: Administration making progress in Indian Country
Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Administration making progress in Indian Country (March 2, 2015)
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships with Indian tribes, President Obama hosted his sixth White House Tribal Nations Conference in December 2014.

National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference
National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (February 23, 2015)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site
Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (January 13, 2015)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC
National
Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC (November 19, 2014)
Actor Chaske Spencer will share his story in hopes of addressing misperceptions of Native people.

National Congress of American Indians set to open convention
National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (October 27, 2014)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jodi Gillette: AmeriCorps expands outreach in Indian Country
Opinion
Jodi Gillette: AmeriCorps expands outreach in Indian Country (July 17, 2014)
BR> Jodi Gillette and Wendy Spencer discuss how AmeriCorps is reaching out to Indian Country.

Sen. Heitkamp hosts Native veterans summit in North Dakota
National | Politics
Sen. Heitkamp hosts Native veterans summit in North Dakota (June 12, 2014)
The summit takes place at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes visit by President Obama
National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes visit by President Obama (June 6, 2014)
Chairman Dave Archambault said the tribe got the official word on Wednesday.

President Obama to visit Standing Rock Sioux Tribe next week
National | Politics
President Obama to visit Standing Rock Sioux Tribe next week (June 5, 2014)
The visit will be Obama's first to Indian Country as president.

President Obama to visit North Dakota reservation next month
National | Politics
President Obama to visit North Dakota reservation next month (May 26, 2014)
The exact place hasn't been announced but tribal leaders are already extending the welcome mat.

National Congress of American Indians set for winter meeting
National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter meeting (March 11, 2014)
The National Congress of American Indians kicks off its winter session in Washington, D.C., this afternoon.

Jodi Gillette: White House Tribal Nations Conference updates
Opinion | Politics
Jodi Gillette: White House Tribal Nations Conference updates (March 7, 2014)
Jodi Gillette announces the release of two reports from the 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference.

USET News: White House advisor Jodi Gillette offers update
National | Politics
USET News: White House advisor Jodi Gillette offers update (February 4, 2014)
The United South and Eastern Tribes heard form Jodi Gillette from the White House at its Impact Week meeting on Monday.

Galbraith and Gillette: Obama hosts tribes at White House
National | Politics
Galbraith and Gillette: Obama hosts tribes at White House (November 13, 2013)
Charlie Galbraith and Jodi Gillette provide details of meeting between 12 tribal leaders and President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday.

Galbraith and Gillette: Agenda for Tribal Nations Conference
National | Politics
Galbraith and Gillette: Agenda for Tribal Nations Conference (November 12, 2013)
Charlie Galbraith and Jodi Gillette share the agenda for the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

National Congress of American Indians meeting in Nevada
National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians meeting in Nevada (June 24, 2013)
The National Congress of American Indians is holding its mid-year conference in Reno, Nevada, this week.

Jodi Gillette:  Another year  of Let's Move! in  Indian Country
Education | Health | Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Another year of Let's Move! in Indian Country (May 8, 2013)
Jodi Gillette, the Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs at the White House, on the two-year anniversary of Let's Move! in Indian Country: I recently had the honor of...

Jodi  Gillette: White House reports progress on Indian policy
National | Politics
Jodi Gillette: White House reports progress on Indian policy (March 18, 2013)
Jodi Gillette, the Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs at the White House, announces the synopsis of the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference: On December 5, 2012, tribal...

White House Blog: Empowering tribes to protect Native women
Opinion
White House Blog: Empowering tribes to protect Native women (March 8, 2013)
Jodi Gillette and Charlie Galbraith, officials from White House, explain the importance of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, that was signed into law by President...

Jodi Gillette: White House   report on progress in Indian Country
National | Politics
Jodi Gillette: White House report on progress in Indian Country (December 5, 2012)
"Over the past four years, through tribal consultation and the White House Tribal Nations Conferences, President Obama and his Administration have worked to ensure that tribal leaders are directly involved...

Tribes in Kansas meeting at Native Nations Law Symposium
Law | National
Tribes in Kansas meeting at Native Nations Law Symposium (September 13, 2012)
Tribes in Kansas will meet for the 12th Annual Native Nations Law Symposium tomorrow. The Kickapoo Tribe is hosting this year's meeting. The featured speaker will be Jodi Gillette, the...

Jodi Gillette: Two-year anniversary of Tribal Law and Order Act
Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Two-year anniversary of Tribal Law and Order Act (August 2, 2012)
"The Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) represents an important step in helping the Federal Government better address the unique public safety challenges that confront tribal communities. As President Obama...

Jodi Gillette: Strengthening tribal communities with HEARTH Act
Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Strengthening tribal communities with HEARTH Act (July 30, 2012)
"President Obama understands that by allowing greater tribal control over tribal assets, we encourage economic growth, promote community development in Indian Country, and support tribal self-determination. That’s why this Administration...

Jodi Gillette: Restore tribal court authority in VAWA measure
National | Opinion | Politics
Jodi Gillette: Restore tribal court authority in VAWA measure (May 14, 2012)
"Last week, the House Judiciary Committee considered legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). However, the bill that came out of the House Judiciary Committee failed to include...

Jodi Gillette, Standing Rock Sioux, goes back to White House
National | Politics
Jodi Gillette, Standing Rock Sioux, goes back to White House (April 30, 2012)
Jodi Gillette, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is heading back to the White House, where she got her start three years ago. Gillette is the Senior Policy...

More changes in Obama's Indian team as Echo Hawk exits
National | Politics
More changes in Obama's Indian team as Echo Hawk exits (April 26, 2012)
After three years of relative stability, the Obama administration's Indian team is due for change as the 2012 election approaches. Larry Echo Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of...

DOI  concerned about coal swap for    Northern Cheyenne Tribe
Business | Politics
DOI concerned about coal swap for Northern Cheyenne Tribe (June 24, 2011)
The Interior Department supports a coal swap for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana but the deal might be biased towards a non-Indian company, a top official said at a...

Salazar and Gillette  to  visit Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma
Education
Salazar and Gillette to visit Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma (March 14, 2011)
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will visit the Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma tomorrow. Salazar will be joined by Jodi Gillette, the deputy assistant secretary at the Bureau of Indian Affairs....

Gillette exits White House for BIA deputy assistant secretary job
Politics
Gillette exits White House for BIA deputy assistant secretary job (January 17, 2011)
Jodi Gillette, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is moving to another job within the Obama administration. Gillette has been serving as an associate director of intergovernmental affairs...

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