Census Bureau Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau to Release New Data About American Indian- and Alaska Native-Owned Businesses

March 10, 2011

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release new data about American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners. The data show the number of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned businesses, sales and receipts at the national, state and local levels, as well as other details.

The event will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. There will be no physical event associated with this conference. Information on accessing the online presentation is provided below. Reporters will be able to ask questions once the data presentation is complete. We suggest reporters log in and call in early.

    When:    Tuesday, March 15, 2011; 2 p.m. (EDT)

    Who:     Thomas L. Mesenbourg, deputy director, U.S. Census Bureau
              Donald Chapman, senior advisor on Native American Affairs, U.S.
              Department of Commerce

    Details: Audio conference ? access information
             Toll free number: 1-888-324-9312
             Participant passcode: CENSUS
              Note: Stay on the line until operator asks for the passcode. Do
              not key in passcode.

             Online presentation ? access information
             Please login early, as some setup is required.
             URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
             Conference/meeting number: PW1714670
             Conference/meeting passcode: CENSUS

              If closed captioning is required: http://

    Public Information Office
    e-mail: pio@census.gov

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

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