American Indians National Congress

Secretary Spellings and Congressman Cole spoke before hundreds of Indian tribal and community leaders at the National Congress of American… read more

Secretary Spellings and Congressman Cole spoke before hundreds of Indian tribal and community leaders at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) 62nd Annual Conference. Representative Cole, the only Native American in Congress, expressed support for tribal sovereignty and Indian gaming. Secretary Spellings discussed gains by American Indians in math and reading scores. She also spoke about the need to extend the No Child Left Behind Act to extend to high schools in order to reduce disparities in achievement levels. Following her prepared remarks, Secretary Spellings responded to questions and comments from Native American leaders. Tex Hall, the outgoing president of the NCAI, moderated the event. close

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  • Tom Cole U.S. Representative [R] Oklahoma
  • Tex G. Hall President National Congress of American Indians
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American Indians National Congress

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Program ID:
189669-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
First Aired:
Nov 03, 2005 | 8:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 04, 2005 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 03, 2005 | 8:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2005 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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