New president of Seneca Nation ready to meet President Obama
The new leader of the Seneca Nation of New York will attend the second White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday.

President Robert Porter is eager to share a message of self-sufficiency with President Barack Obama. He doesn't want Indian Country to be left behind in tax proposals.

“The core of our economy and mentality is one of self-sufficiency. We’re not looking for extensive appropriations programs. We’re looking for tax relief,” Porter told Reuters.

The conference will be held at the main Interior Department building in Washington, D.C. The opening and closing sessions will be broadcast at

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