On March 16, the office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs in the U.S. Department of Energy, will begin a tour of Indian country to get first-hand knowledge of what American Indians are looking for from the newly established office.
The creation of the office was made known by President Barack Obama at the second tribal nation’s gathering in Washington D.C. in mid-December.
In an interview with The Arctic Sounder, Tracey LeBeau, head of the office discussed the roles the office would be taking in contributing to Indian country.
The meetings will start in Reno, Nev. And end in Alaska on April 14.
Read the full interview here.