Via Indian Country Today: Obama Names National Advisory Council on Indian Education Members

An excerpt:

President Barack Obama recently namedPhyliss J. Anderson, Joely Proudfit, Mandy Smoker Broaddus, and Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown to theNational Advisory Council on Indian Education.

They will serve on the council, which was established under the Indian Education Act of 1972 and advises the Secretary of Education and Congress on the administration and funding of Alaska Native and American Indian education programs.

“I am honored that these talented individuals have decided to serve our country,” President Obama said in the release. “They bring their years of experience and expertise to the Administration, and I look forward to working with them.”

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