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Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Native Americans get stake in Native Hawaiian status (07/16)
Writer connects Interior Department effort to revise the federal recognition process with discussions about Native Hawaiian sovereignty.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Comment period opens on Native Hawaiian recognition proposal (06/20)
Officials say it would be up to the island's first inhabitants to determine how they want to organize their own government.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
DOI considers process to recognize Native Hawaiian government (06/18)
Public meetings start next week and tribal consultation will take place later this summer.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Keli'i Akina: Recognition for Native Hawaiians just a power grab (06/04)
Keli'i Akina of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii claims Native Hawaiians don't support federal recognition.

Filed Under: Recognition
DOI considers regulation to address status of Native Hawaiians (05/28)
Media reports about a proposed rule are inaccurate.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Colleen Hanabusa fights for Native Hawaiian rights (01/21)
Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D) and Michael Chun, a former president of Kamehameha Schools, endorse Democrat Colleen Hanabusa for U.S. Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Recognizing Native Hawaiians without act of Congress (05/02)
Writer wonders whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs can recognize a Native Hawaiian governing entity without an act of Congress: A newly published report from the Office of Inspector General...

Filed Under: Recognition
Washburn says Native Hawaiians can't follow BIA regulations (03/20)
Native Hawaiians can't seek federal recognition through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said on Tuesday. In 1978, the BIA established a process to determine which tribes...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribal groups participate in Obama's inaugural parade in DC (01/14)
Tribal and Native groups from across the country will be marching with President Barack Obama for his inaugural parade on January 21, 2013. This year's participants include the Navajo Nation...

Filed Under: Opinion
Kawika Riley: Dan Inouye aided era of tribal self-determination (12/20)
"The United States, and all of its indigenous peoples, lost a hero and a champion this week, with the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii). Senator Inouye’s life...

Filed Under: Opinion
Brian Paterson: Indian Country mourning loss of Daniel Inouye (12/19)
Honor. Brave. Patriotic. Those three words come to mind as Indian Country pauses to remember and pay respect to the passing of an honored, brave and patriotic warrior, Hawaii Senator,...

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Sen. Daniel Inouye, Democrat from Hawaii, passes at age 88 (12/18)
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HawaiI), a former chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, died on Monday. He was 88. Inouye died from respiratory complications Monday afternoon at the Walter...

Filed Under: National | Politics
President Obama statement on the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye (12/17)
The following statement was issued today by President Barack Obama. Tonight, our country has lost a true American hero with the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye. The second-longest serving Senator...

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Native Hawaiian recognition bill resurfaces in Senate (07/19)
"Congress is approaching its annual 5-week August recess (returning September 10). With election distractions and little time left in the 112th Congress, the Akaka bill probably cannot come to the...

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Rep. Cole supports Native Hawaiian recognition in campaign trip (05/25)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only American Indian in Congress, said Native Hawaiians deserve to be treated the same as federally recognized tribes. Cole was in Hawaii to campaign for...

Filed Under: Law
Man who claims to be Seminole wins decision in NAC case (04/10)
A man who claims Seminole descent and who runs a "Native American Church" will be allowed to pursue his religious rights claims thanks to a decision from the 9th Circuit...

Filed Under: Recognition
State commission developing a base roll of Native Hawaiians (12/08)
The state-created Native Hawaiian Roll Commission is developing a base roll of Native Hawaiians. To qualify, a person must be at least 18 years old and must demonstrate “a significant...

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Racial politics behind recognition of Native Hawaiians (11/08)
"In 2000, the Supreme Court held that Hawaii violated the 15th Amendment by allowing only those that it defined as being of Hawaiian "ancestry" to vote for the trustees of...

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Media reports falsehoods on Native Hawaiians (10/31)
"Sometimes newspapers publish falsehoods by accident. They might use press releases from trusted sources without checking the facts; or they might repeat commonly believed myths. But sometimes a newspaper knowingly...

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