Navajo President Ben Shelly Praises Key Post Nomination at Interior

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Navajo President Ben Shelly Praises Key Post Nomination at Interior

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.—Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly today applauded the nomination of Michael Conner to be the next deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of the Interior. President Obama announced his nomination of Mr. Conner yesterday in a White House news release.

“I fully support the nomination of Mr. Conner to a very important post at the Department of the Interior. He has demonstrated excellence in leadership and has experience working with tribal nations on a nation-to-nation basis. I thank the Obama administration for taking action in filling this key post. We look forward to working with Mr. Conner on important issues for the Navajo Nation,” President Shelly said.

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