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ASU hosts Navajo Nation forum Oct. 28

October 27, 2009

Arizona State University will be hosting a Navajo Nation Government Forum, Oct. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The forum takes place at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in the Great Room on the Tempe Campus. Free parking is limited in the surface lot on McAllister Ave. and Terrace Road west of the Rural Road Parking Structure. Additional paid parking is available in the parking structure.

The topics of the forum, organized at the request of students, are:

• Navajo Council reduction from 88 to 24 initiative
• Presidential line-item veto power initiative
• Education
• Economic Development

 The voter registration deadline for the referendum is Nov. 6 and the Navajo Nation vote will be in mid-December. A Navajo Nation voter registration booth also will be onsite.

ASU sponsors include the Indian Legal Program, American Indian Policy Institute, American Indian Student Support Services, Multicultural Student Services, ASU Navajo Students for Politics Committee, Phoenix Indian Center and the American Indian Council.

For more information contact Kate Rosier at 480.965.6204.