A major standoff over an oil pipeline in North Dakota, a new U.S. president and new priorities for federal decision-making; A lot has changed since the last State of Indian Nations address a year ago. We will hear the annual State of Indian Nations speech by National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby as well as the congressional response.
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The entire State of Indian Nations address by NCAI President Brian Cladoosby and the response by Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)
The question-and-answer session after the address:
Comments to NCAI from Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee: