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Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention






The Native American Council. Photo by Indianz.Com

The Native American Council hosted its first meeting at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Monday.

More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session, held at the convention center. The council heard from a panel of tribal citizens who served in the Obama administration staffers before a slew of Democratic lawmakers, officials and politicians offered remarks.

Here are some updates from the meeting, which ran from 10am-12pm, that were posted on the Indianz.Com Twitter account. The council reconvenes on Wednesday.