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AHS Keynote Speaker: Jacqueline Johnson Pata

Date Posted: September 15, 2013       Categories: 49 History

Join us in beautiful Haines, Alaska, September 25-28th, for the Joint Annual Conference of Museums Alaska and The Alaska Historical Society.

Jacqueline Johnson Pata is the AHS keynote speaker. She is the Executive Director of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Sealaska Board Member. She is a member of the Raven/Sockeye Clan of the Tlingit Tribe and a member of the Central Council of the Tlingit-Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Pata was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the Clinton Administration.