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DOI sets agenda for Cobell buy-back listening session on May 29






Michael L. Connor, the Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior.

The Interior Department is holding a listening session on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations next week.

Deputy Secretary Michael Connor, the second highest-ranking official at DOI, will lead the May 29 session in Portland, Oregon. According to a notice in today's issue of the Federal Register, the agenda follows:
1:00 p.m.—Invocation
1:15 p.m.—Introductions
1:30 p.m.—Opening Remarks by Deputy Secretary Michael Connor
1:45 p.m.—Buy-Back Program Status Update
2:00 p.m.—Tribal Leader Oral Comments
3:00 p.m.—Break
3:15 p.m.—Individual Landowner Comments

Attendees are being asked to RSVP via email or telephone to Genevieve Giaccardo, buybackprogram@ios.doi.gov or (202) 208-1541.

The session will be held at the held at the Federal Building, Auditorium at 911 NE 11th Avenue in Portland.

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Federal Register Notice:
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations under Cobell (May 23, 2014)

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