THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES FOUR TO THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE CULTURE AND ARTS DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
BARBARA BLUM of the District of Columbia. Ms. Blum is President and CEO of Adams National Bank and Chair of the Economic Development Finance Corporation. She served as Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Carter Administration. LaDONNA HARRIS of New Mexico. Ms. Harris has been a strong and consistent voice for Native American rights for over three decades. She is President of Americans for Indian Opportunity, an organization which provides technical training and assistance to tribes. She was an active member of Native Americans for Clinton/Gore and is a member of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. LOREN KIEVE of the District of Columbia. Mr. Kieve, a member of the Cherokee Nation, is a partner in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton. He is also a charter member of the National Museum of the American Indian of the Smithsonian Institution and a former Rhodes Scholar. CATHERINE BAKER STETSON of New Mexico. Ms. Stetson is a partner in Gover, Stetson & Williams, an Indian-owned law firm which provides general legal services to tribes and tribal agencies. She serves on the Board of Regents of the Museum of New Mexico. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the
direction and control of the Institute of American Indian Arts, which is the only educational institution in the world devoted solely to the study and practice of the artistic and cultural traditions of all American Indian peoples. The mission of the Institute is to promote the preservation and development of American Indian and Alaska Native arts and culture through programs of education and outreach to students, tribal communities and the public.