For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Mexico
Departments of Justice and Interior to Announce Landmark Settlement with Nationwide Class of Tribes and Tribal Entities
ALBUQUERQUE – Officials from the Department of Justice and Department of the Interior (Interior) will hold a press conference on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015, to announce a landmark settlement with a nationwide class of tribes and tribal entities.
WHO: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer Head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division
U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez of the District of New Mexico
DOI Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn
President David Jose of Ramah Navajo Chapter
President John Yellowbird Steele of Oglala Sioux Tribe
Governor Val R. Panteah Sr. of Pueblo of Zuni
Michael P. Gross, M.P. Gross Law Firm P.C.
C. Bryant Rogers, partner in VanAmberg, Rogers, Yepa, Abeita, Gomez and Works LLP
Lloyd B. Miller, partner in Sonosky Chambers Sachse Miller & Munson
WHEN:THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 11:00 a.m. MDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE:U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of New Mexico
201 Third Street NW
10th Floor Multi-Media Room (Reception on Ninth Floor)
Albuquerque, NM 87102
NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials (which must be worn around the neck or pinned to clothing at all times). Media may begin to arrive at 10:00 a.m. MDT. Members of the media must RSVP for the above event to Nicole Navas at Nicole.Navas@usdoj.gov and Elizabeth Martinez at Elizabeth.Martinez@usdoj.gov by Thursday, September 17, at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Please include your name, outlet, position, phone number and email address. Inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Alyssa Ferda at 505-224-1480 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated April 17, 2023
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