South Dakota tribal summit called a success

South Dakota tribal leaders met with Democrat Sens. Tom Daschle and Tim Johnson on Saturday in what was billed as a "Sioux summit."

Tribal leaders pressed Daschle and Johnson on appropriations, health care, education and other issues. They said the welcomed the chance to sit down one-on-one with the elected officials.

The summit was organized by former newspaper publisher Tim Giago and hosted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. It was not open to the general public.

Get the Story:
S.D. tribal leaders, senators meet (The Rapid City Journal 9/26)
Senators meet with tribal leaders (AP 9/26)
Giago: Good results expected from tribal summit (AP 9/25)

Relevant Links:
Rosebud Sioux Tribe - http://www.rosebudsiouxtribe-nsn.gov

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