tag: hawaii

Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Kim Teehee
The Cherokee Nation is getting closer to fulfilling a promise made by treaty nearly two centuries ago.
Manoa Valley in Hawaii
Halloween cries out like a banshee for scary stories and there are many traditional and modern Native narratives that fit the bill.
Roselyn Tso and Jonathan Nez
For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable discussion titled “Promoting and Supporting Tribal Access to Spectrum and Related Benefits in Native Communities"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable to address spectrum access for Native communities.
Puu Oo
The volcanic eruptions near Tonga, Japan, and Ecuador are all making headlines and remind us of the role they play in Indigenous cultures.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a second and final field hearing in Hawaii.
Troop Hula
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is on the road this week, focusing on Native Hawaiian issues.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S.3381, S.3773 & S.3789 and Roundtable discussion on “Public Safety in Native Communities”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting and roundtable on May 18, 2022.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on “Setting New Foundations: Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Native Communities.”
Raúl Grijalva
A Democratic-led bill to strengthen the policy of tribal consultation has hit a snag on Capitol Hill, leaving some supporters wondering about its future.
Edith Kanakaole
Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
Buy Native American: Federal Support for Native Business Capacity Building and Success
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Buy Native American: Federal Support for Native Business Capacity Building and Success.”
Native Women
A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts an oversight hearing titled “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice.”
Nāpua Greig
Nāpua Greig, a Native Hawaiian musician and educator, offers an opening song at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts an oversight hearing titled “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice.”
Native America Calling NAC
Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
Long Line of Ladies
The Sundance Film Festival features a wide range of films from Native creators.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a roundtable discussion on January 12, 2022.
79th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
Militarization of the Hawaiian islands have had deep and pervasive effects on the culture and sovereignty of Kanaka Maoli.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting on the Native American Child Protection Act and an oversight hearing titled “Voting Matters in Native Communities.”
Brian Schatz
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
Haunani-Kay Trask
Known for her incredibly strong voice and fierce love for her people and land of Hawaii, Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask was a force to be reckoned with.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing and a legislative hearing to examine Native languages and COVID-19.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has a busy afternoon with a business meeting, oversight hearing and legislative hearing.
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is hosting an oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice in Indigenous Communities.”
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Native communities.
pyramidlakeschool
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
brianschatz
“Rebuilding and consolidating Tribal homelands supports not only Native cultures, languages, and communities, but also Tribal businesses that help make economies for both Tribes and surrounding communities thrive,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.
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One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S?
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from leaders of Indian Country, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian organizations at its first hearing of the 117th Congress.
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Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
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Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) delivers his first speech as the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
blacklodgesingers
The Black Lodge Singers, a powwow drum group led by Kenny ScabbyRobe of the Blackfeet Nation, has earned an eighth nomination for a GRAMMY award.