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USET promotes Indian interests to US lawmakers

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Next week the United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Founded in 1969 by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Mississippi Choctaw, the Miccosukee Tribe and the Seminole tribe of Florida, USET, as it has come to be known, has served Native Nations east of the Mississippi River as an advocate for tribal concerns in Washington, D.C.