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Kawerak Hosts Interior Dept. in Nome for Roundtable on Public Safety

Government representatives seated at a roundtable/panel discussion

On Monday, the Nome roundtable discussion “Reclaiming Our Native Communities” was a forum for a discussion on public safety challenges in Western Alaska: violent crime, missing and murdered Native Americans, and narcotics. A lead voice in the discussion was Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior.