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Billy Mills to address rights summit in California


Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will deliver the keynote at the first annual American Indian Rights and Resources Organization meeting on May 20 in Sacramento, California.

Mills, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is active in promoting Indian causes. He founded Running Strong for Indian Youth to help Indian people with basic needs.

"It is an honor and a privilege to have Billy Mills present the keynote speech at AIRRO's 1st annual membership meeting. We thank Mr. Mills for agreeing to share his message and insight with us, and we look forward to his presentation," said John A. Gomez Jr., the president of AIRRO.

AIRRO was founded in response to efforts by California tribes to remove people from their rolls. The group's membership meeting takes place at 9am at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 905 Drever Street, West Sacramento.

Relevant Links:
Bureau-of-Indian-Affairs.com, Disenrollment site - http://www.bureau-of-indian-affairs.com

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