Anthony Andreas III, a council member for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, offered a series of bird songs for the Native American Council at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 27, 2016. Photo by Indianz.Com
The Native American Council hosted its second meeting at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday. A passionate crowd of more than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session, held at the convention center in the city's downtown. Energy was strong after the party officially nominated Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday night. Here are some updates from the meeting, which ran from 10am-12pm, that were posted on the Indianz.Com Twitter account. This was the last session of the council at the convention.
Ex-Interior Sec Ken Salazar says "400 years of murder, oppression, broken treaties" can't be changed in 8 years pic.twitter.com/MB5SKyP9Gi— indianz.com (@indianz) July 27, 2016
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