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Mike Williams Sr. Represents Akiak At The 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference

Sep 26, 2016

Mike Williams Sr. of Akiak begins his journey from the Bethel Boat Harbor to Washington D.C. for the eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference with President Obama on September 23, 2016.
Credit Katie Basile / KYUK

Monday representatives from federally recognized tribes across the United States are meeting in Washington, D.C. for the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference. One of those representatives is Mike Williams Sr. of the Akiak Native Community. This will be the fifth conference Williams has attended under the Obama administration. On his way to D.C. this weekend, KYUK spoke with Williams during his layover in Bethel.


You can stream the conference live on the White House website.