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Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, up for Major League Soccer award






Chris Wondolowski, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, is up for a Major League Soccer award.

Wondolowski plays forward for the San Jose Earthquakes. He is one of three finalists for the league's most valuable player award.

The winner will be announced tomorrow so Wondolowski won't be able to testify as scheduled at a hearing before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Native image and identity. Instead the committee is hosting a meet and greet for him today at 2pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Tomorrow's hearing takes place at 2:15pm

Committee Notice:
Reclaiming Our Image and Identity for the Next Seven Generations (November 29, 2012)

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