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Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies
Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies (October 28, 2015)

A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.


Kawika Riley: Dan Inouye aided era  of tribal self-determination
Kawika Riley: Dan Inouye aided era of tribal self-determination (December 20, 2012)

"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...


Fawn Sharp: Daniel Inouye was a champion for   Indian Country
Fawn Sharp: Daniel Inouye was a champion for Indian Country (December 20, 2012)

From the day Senator Daniel K. Inouye first stepped foot into Indian Country he has been known as a friend, a brother and a champion of our people—to all indigenous...


Brian Paterson: Indian Country mourning loss of Daniel Inouye
Brian Paterson: Indian Country mourning loss of Daniel Inouye (December 19, 2012)

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,...


Richard Monette: Indian Country loses a   warrior in Dan Inouye
Richard Monette: Indian Country loses a warrior in Dan Inouye (December 19, 2012)

When Dan Inouye moved on to the next journey, our world lost a giant of a man. Indian Country lost a warrior, a leader, a true chief. Many knew Senator...


Sen. Daniel Inouye, Democrat from Hawaii, passes   at age 88
Sen. Daniel Inouye, Democrat from Hawaii, passes at age 88 (December 18, 2012)

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HawaiI), a former chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, died on Monday. He was 88.


President Obama statement on the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye
President Obama statement on the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye (December 17, 2012)

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...


Abramoff claims Sen. Inouye forced ouster at lobbying firm
Abramoff claims Sen. Inouye forced ouster at lobbying firm (November 2, 2011)

In his forthcoming book, disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff says Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) cost him a job. Abramoff was working as a consultant for Cassidy & Associates. According to the...


Sen. Inouye won't accept  earmarks in appropriations for two years
Sen. Inouye won't accept earmarks in appropriations for two years (February 2, 2011)

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has agreed to enforce a two-year ban on earmarks. Inouye has long been a defender of earmarks. But he...