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Tribal Summit Live: 9:30-10 AM ET Today and All Day Tomorrow

May 4, 2011 - 8:00am


UPDATE: We've added video from the events.

Indian Energy Tribal Summit with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders kicks off this morning in Arlington, Virginia, with welcoming remarks from ARPA-E Director and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Arun Majumdar, National Nuclear Security Administration Principal Deputy Administrator Neile Miller, and Director of the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs Tracey LeBeau.

You can watch a livestream of their talks below, from approximately 9:30 to 10 AM ET today.

And then check back again tomorrow for a livestream of all of Thursday’s events (pdf), from 9 AM to 5 PM ET. (The stream works best when viewed in the browser Firefox.)

Wednesday, May 4, 2011:

Thurday, May 5, 2011:


The summit builds on the Department’s continued commitment to partner with Native Americans to support the development of clean energy projects on tribal lands that will help reduce energy use, limit carbon pollution, and create new jobs for tribal communities across the country.

Secretary Chu has invited the leadership of all 565 federally recognized tribes, as well as national and regional tribal organizations to attend the summit.  

Thursday's speakers include Secretary Chu, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Heather Zichal and White House Domestic Policy Advisor Kim Teehee.

If you have any questions for Director of the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs Tracey LeBeau, or anyone else in the program, please send them to and we'll do our best to get them answered during or after the event.