President Obama Hosts 564 Tribal Leaders Today

Kudos to President Obama for hosting the largest gathering of Native American tribal leaders in American history, earlier today.

It was the fulfillment of his campaign pledge to bring together the leaders of the 564 federally recognized Native American tribes to Washington during his first year in office.

According to The Washington Post, “He began his remarks with an accounting of the historically troubled relationship between the federal government and Indian Nations, telling them ‘few have been marginalized for as long by Washington as Native Americans.’”

Click to read the full story at The Washington Post.