Remarks by President Trump on the Repatriation of Native American Artifacts and Remains (September 17, 2020)

Issued on: September 17, 2020 12:21 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much for being here as we commemorate the return of historic Native American artifacts and sacred remains to American soil.  That’s a big thing.  They’ve been working on this for a long time.  Long, long time.  Many, many years. With us today ...
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Press Release: Native American Ancestral Remains Repatriated from the National Museum of Finland to Mesa Verde National Park (September 17, 2020)

Press Release September 17, 2020 Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, United States of America On Sunday, September 13, a coalition of tribes including the Hopi Tribe, the Pueblo of Acoma, the Pueblo of Zia, and the Pueblo of Zuni repatriated and reinterred ancestors and associated funerary objects at the Mesa Verde National Park.  The National ...
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President Niinistö Visits Washington D.C. (October 2, 2019)

President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö made an official working visit to the United States and met President of the United States Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, 2 October 2019. The meeting occurred during the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Finland and the United States. President Donald J. Trump is Celebrating 100 Years of Successful Diplomatic Relations with Finland CELEBRATING A CENTURY-LONG PARTNERSHIP: ...
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Ambassador Pence Receives Donation of Diplomatic Artifact from Victor Ek for the U.S. Diplomacy Center (July 3, 2019)

U.S. Ambassador Robert Pence accepted a special donation on behalf of the United States from the company Victor Ek on July 3. Victor Ek Executive Chairman Michael Cederkreutz donated the original 1898 commission of Victor Ek as a vice consul in Helsinki. ( In PDF 1,05 MB) The commission, which predates U.S.-Finnish diplomatic relations by more than ...
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Ambassador Pence in Rovaniemi

U.S. Ambassador Robert Pence visited Rovaniemi October 11-12 as part of the U.S. delegation to the Arctic Environment Ministers Meeting. The U.S. delegation was headed by Judith Garber, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. The United States aims to safeguard U.S. security, economic and ...
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Ambassador Pence Presented his Credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on May 24

Ambassador Pence presented his credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on May 24, 2018. “We have a very strong bilateral relationship with Finland. It’s as good as any we have in the world, and I intend to do everything we can to strengthen it, preserve it, enhance it as we move forward,” Ambassador Pence said Monday, ...
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