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Tribal Consultation and Urban Confer on the Great Plains Area Office Structure
IHS is conducting a 90-day consultation with Tribal leaders and confer with Urban Indian organization representatives to discuss the organization and operation of the IHS Great Plains Area Office. Two in-person sessions on July 15 and August 30, both in Rapid City, SD; and by phone on August 10.