Native Village Youth and
American Indians open D.C. embassy of their own
Dozens of countries have embassies in Washington, D.C. That number increased by about 560
after a new embassy representing over 500 American Indian tribes opened its doors.
The embassy will draw together experts on all issues in Indian Country. While many tribes may be politically powerful, others don't have advocates in D.C.
will help ensure that those tribes aren't forgotten. They will also
indigenous peoples across the world to address concerns affecting
"We can share our systems and structures with indigenous people of
other countries and other areas throughout the world and show them,
'Here's what you can do,' " Allen said.
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