This Wednesday, 9-14-05, on American Indian Airwaves
2-Weeks Later: Live Update on Hurricane Katrina's Destruction and Damage of Indigenous Communities Pt. 2
We will be speaking with community representatives from First Nations devastated by Hurricane Katrina in the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama areas. Certain communities are still* in dire need of assistance and have yet to receive any type of federal, state, or county assistance whatsoever other than the donations directly donated by community members such as yourself.
Pat Arnould (United Houma Nation), Deputy Director of the Louisiana Governor's Office of Indian Affairs (http://www.indianaffairs.com/)
Kevin Billiot (United Houma Nation and the Intertribal Council of Louisiana)* http://www.unitedhoumanation.org
Brenda Dardar, Principal Chief (United Houma Nation)*http://www.unitedhoumanation.org
Phillip Martin, Principal Chief (Mississippi Band of Choctaw) http://www.choctaw.org/
Pending: Poarch Band of Creek Nation*The United Houma Nation Hurricane Relief, 20986 Hwy 1, Golden Meadow, LA 70357.
Donations for the NIGA fund may be sent to the Spirit of Sovereignty Foundation, attn: Hurricane Katrina Fund, 224 Second St. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20003.
Donations for the NCA fund can be sent to the National Congress of American Indians.
Dr. Cindi Alvitre (Tongva Nation) provides an update on the forthcoming "World Festival of Sacred Music" (http://www.festivalofsacredmusic.org/) this September 17th, 2005
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