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Published:June 18th, 2006 07:59 EST
U.S. Census Bureau to Release Data on American Indian- and

U.S. Census Bureau to Release Data on American Indian- and

By SOP newswire

  • What:
  • The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release new details about American Indian- and Alaska native-owned businesses. Nationwide, there were more than 200,000 American Indian- and Alaska native-owned businesses with receipts totaling $26.9 billion.

    Information on American Indian- and Alaska native-owned businesses is being released for selected counties, metro areas and cities; it also includes the number of firms, sales and receipts, and firms with paid employees by type of business. Reporters are invited to participate by telephone.


  • When:
  • Tuesday, June 20, 10 a.m. (EDT)

  • Who:
  • Valerie Strang, survey statistician, Economic Census Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
    Ronald Langston, national director, Minority Business Development Agency

  • How:
  • Reporters can participate in the audio briefing by using the toll-free phone number and confirmation code below.
              Call-in number: (800) 619-2383
              Confirmation code: 47084


    Reporters with assigned logins and passwords may access the full report " embargoed until June 20, 10 a.m. (EDT) " by visiting the Embargoed Releases " section on Monday, June 19 at . Media members can obtain a temporary login and password by calling the Census Bureau Public Information Office at (301) 763-3030.

Tom Edwards/Danielle Conceicao

  • Public Information Office
  • (301) 763-2184/457-3670 (phone/FAX)
  • (301) 457-1037 (TDD)
  • e-mail: < pio@census.gov >