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2009 Annual Consumer Conference
News Releases

Monday, September 14, 2009 -

Town Hall meeting at the National Museum of American Indians with Dr. Yvette Roubideaux about Indian Health Services (PDF)
Washington, DC – Approximately 180 American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) leaders attended a town hall meeting with Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, Director of Indian Health Service at the National Museum of American Indian this morning.. Read more (PDF)

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 -

U.S. Secretary Sebelius speaks to American Indians and Alaska Natives about Health Care Reform and H1N1 (PDF)
Washington, DC – “This administration and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is committed to making all American Indians and Alaska Natives live longer and healthier lives” said Sebelius to hundreds of tribal representatives and health care professionals attending the opening ceremonies of the National Indian Health Board Annual Conference. Read more (PDF)

IHS Director and Congressional Leaders provide hope to Indian Country about health care reform (PDF)
Washington, DC – Traveling thousands of miles, hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) from regions of the United States convened in Washington, DC for the National Indian Health Board’s 26th Annual Consumer Conference. Read more (PDF)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 -

U.S. Senator says the trail of broken promises doesn’t have to continue for American Indians and Alaskan Natives (PDF)
Washington, DC – In a speech at the National Indian Health Board Annual Consumer Conference in Washington, U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) said the United States signed the line which promised health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Read more (PDF)

 

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