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Nevada represented on national American Indian tourism board

Sherry Rupert, executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission, has been elected vice president of a national board that helps American Indians develop tribal culture-based tourism opportunities.Rupert will represent the Southwest region of the U.S. as one of 14 members of the board of directors for the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association.“To become vice president is a great honor and, I think, significant,” she said. “It’s a good time for tourism in the (Indian) Nation, especially with the support of the Obama administration.”Along with providing education and training for tribes to increase their tourism opportunities, the association also helps …

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