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{SPEAKER name="Chief William ? "}
[[?]] Thank you. [[applause]]

{SPEAKER name="Helen Rountree "}
Chief [[Captain ?]] of the United [[Web Academy?]] could not be with us today but his daughter, Anne Richardson is here.

{SPEAKER name="Anne Richardson"}
Good afternoon. Honored guests. Many friends. I am very proud to be here today, an honor, this celebration today commemorates last year's celebrations, a first in the Commonwealth of this type. It lets me know that my Commonwealth is proud of American history. There is much history in the State of Virginia, it's so rich. We have the same [[?]] here today. For the [[?]] crowd standing here today and be proud of our heritage. And give us the strength to go forth and know that we [[?]]. That's seen so much of pretty lands. Thank you so much. [[applause]

{SPEAKER name= "Helen Rountree"}
Thank you very much. Great[[?]] of the Upper [[?]] tribe.

{SPEAKER name=" [[?]]
Thank you for the opportunity to be here today. You might notice I'm the last one. [[inaudible]] Don't always save the best for last [[?better?]] but I am the biggest. [[laughter]] No, I really appreciate being here today, and uh [[?]] Native American Indians. I thank the Council of Indian Affairs for what they have done to get us here today. And I'd personally like to thank the state of Virginia for really recognizing some of the wrongs that have been done to the American Indian over the years.

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