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She worked for Senator Daniel Akaka on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee- fighting for the rights of native Hawaiians. Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian US Senator and is most known for his 'Akaka Bill' that demanded federal recognition of Native Hawaiians. Tuell says although the bill never passed, ...
Akaka also served as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, where he fought for federal recognition for Native Hawaiians. In 1993, former President Bill Clinton signed a resolution sponsored by Akaka that officially apologized for the U.S.-led rebellion to overthrow former Hawaiian ruler Queen ...

Tom Udall (D-NM), the top Democrat on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, told TPM in a statement. “The diversity of a government workforce is a good thing and should be celebrated not denigrated, particularly for agencies such as the Department of the Interior, whose workforce should represent the ...
The Federal Indian Bar Association this week will honor two lawyers for their significant contributions to Indian Country. Heather Kendall-Miller and Eric Eberhard will receive the Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law at a conference on the Salt River ...
Sen. James Lankford's bills to modernize elections in the United States, and education programs for Native Americans passed the Senate in late March. Lankford talked with the Examiner-Enterprise following the Thursday's Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Forum about those issues. ^. Election security.
The Oklahoma Department of Education estimates that there are actually over 130,000 Indian students attending school in the state. The discrepancy between those two numbers is more than the total public school enrollment of four states. Lankford serves on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. This bill ...

He has also testified before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee arguing that denying recognition is nothing short of discrimination. Burr was instrumental in funding and relief aid efforts in Robeson County in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. He visited the county's emergency operation and he and his wife, ...
In a resume he gave to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Weaver said he worked in financial "supervisory and management positions" at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Missouri, The Wall Street Journal reported in January. However, former hospital employees didn't recognize Weaver's name, ...
Those reports raised tough questions from members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Weaver's withdrawal leaves the IHS, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that provides care for federally recognized tribes in the U.S., without an immediate replacement. The post ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (left) greets National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel before a hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in March 2017, when both men testified to highlight their priorities for the new Trump administration. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images.
The federal tax overhaul passed in December is "completely unacceptable" to Native Americans, just another example of what can happen when tribes are not included in federal decision-making, a tribal leader said Monday. National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel said in the ...
He had told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in a document that he worked there in "supervisory and management positions" at the hospital at a time when those executives worked there. A 2016 report by HHS found that Indian Health Service employees said they were "struggling to meet patients' basic ...
U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, cohosted a listening session on combatting violence against Native women on Monday. Vincent Schilling • February 13, 2018. On Monday, a few hours after delivering the congressional response to the 'State of Indian Nations 2018' speech, ...
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today held an oversight hearing to identify and examine agribusiness opportunities in Indian Country.
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today welcomed committee passage of legislation he introduced to expand critical resources and programs for Indian victims of crime. The Securing Urgent Resources Vital to Indian Victim Empowerment ...
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today held a hearing to examine two Indian water rights settlement bills: The Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2017, sponsored by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); and; The Hualapai Tribe Water Rights ...
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today issued the following statement after 9 Indian bills passed the full Senate by unanimous consent. These bills include: H.R.228, the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of ...

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today held a committee oversight hearing to examine findings from recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports on the human trafficking of American Indians and Alaska Natives. The hearing was an ...
U.S. SENATE — As part of his ongoing effort to combat drug abuse and addiction across Indian Country, U.S. Senator Jon Tester—a senior member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee—has introduced the Opioid Response Enhancement Act, which will invest at least $1 billion in helping tribes combat ...
The Rounds interview was recorded a couple of hours after he testified Wednesday to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Washington ...
Interior Department officials were not invited to testify at Thursday's hearing. But in comments to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in 2016, ...
Law360, New York (October 26, 2017, 4:21 PM EDT) -- The Senate Indian Affairs Committee chair said Thursday he has floated legislation that will boost ...
FARGO, ND — The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on Savanna's Act. The bill was introduced earlier this ...
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today introduced the Tribal Law and Order ...
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today held a committee oversight hearing to ...
WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Tom Udall (D-NM), chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, ...
... around the country and asked that Secretary Price and Senator Hoeven, Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, meet with them.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, chaired by Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota, accepts a limited number of internship applicants. The internship ...
As New Mexico's Senior Senator, Senator Udall serves on five committees including the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. He is married to Jill Cooper and they ...
“I am confident that during this session of Congress the Senate Indian Affairs Committee will continue its long history of working across the aisle ...
The Albuquerque Journal reports Riley was speaking at a hearing before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C.. Riley also ...
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., testifies to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee about "unimaginable horrors" at Indian Health Service facilities ...
John McCain's office and the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, the housing authority over 10 years received more than $803 million in federal ...
From there, we headed on to the Hart Senate office Building to meet with Senate Indian Affairs Committee Chairman John Hoeven (R-ND) and ...
... the Ethics in Government Act, and the Inspectors General Act. The Senate Indian Affairs Committee conducted its investigation into the Jack ...
... staff director for the Senate Indian Affairs Committee for Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.
As a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Sen. Schatz has led federal efforts to support the conservation of Native American ...
... a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, stand with Native American Vietnam veterans during the opening of the National Museum ...
D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., during a Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing in August at United Tribes Technical College.
John Hoeven, who is chair of the Senate Indian Affairs committee, said the changes would provide “more choice and competition in our health ...
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, chaired by Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota, accepts a limited number of internship applicants. The internship ...
The office of the Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs accepts a limited number of internship and fellowship applicants each year.
"Montanans in Indian Country face unique obstacles when they take their business from the drawing board to a storefront in their communities," said Tester, a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. "By providing Native American entrepreneurs ...
mark warner tim kaine Today, on the 400th anniversary of Pocahontas' burial, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation to federally recognize six Virginia Indian tribes, which include descendants of Pocahontas' Virginia Powhatan tribe.
As the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee and senator for New Mexico, I am committed to finding new and creative ways to support entrepreneurs and help create jobs in Indian Country," Udall said.
Trump halts Obama-era rule on fracking on public land. Zinke Indian Affairs. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on priorities for the Trump ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on priorities for the Trump administration. By The Associated Press. March 16, 2017 at 7:19 am. By ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on priorities for the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). AA. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears before a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. March 8. (Michael Reynolds / EPA) (MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA).
A proposal to federally recognize Montana's Little Shell Tribe advanced a step in the U.S. Senate Wednesday. The Senate Indian Affairs Committee unanimously approved the measure, which would also give the tribe 200-acres to use as a land base.


 

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