Obama appoints four to Advisory Council on Indian Education
President Barack Obama has appointed four more people to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.

The council advises the Department of Education about Indian education issues. The new appointees are:
• Sam McCracken, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana
• Mary Jane Oatman-Wak Wak, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho
• Alapaki Nahale-a, a Native Hawaiian
• S. Alan Ray, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma

In May, Obama appointed six people to the council. The council has a total of 16 seats.

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