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  • Recognition of Indian Tribes
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    Recognition of Indian Tribes

    The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on federal recognition of Indian tribes. Witnesses testified about the process by which an Indian group could become a…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Opening
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    National Museum of the American Indian Opening

    Dignitaries spoke at the opening ceremony for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, DC. They talked about the importance of…

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  • Indian Affairs Budget
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    Indian Affairs Budget

    The committee voted 7-5 to report the nomination of Ross O. Swimmer to be Special Trustee for American Indians to the full Senate with the recommendation that the appointment be confirmed.…

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  • Bureau of Indian Affairs Capacity and Mission
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    Bureau of Indian Affairs Capacity and Mission

    Officials from the Interior Department and tribal representatives testified about the role of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and its capabilities and obligations under the Tribal…

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  • Native Americans Restoring the Circle
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    Native Americans: Restoring the Circle

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  • Native American Health Care Reform
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    Native American Health Care Reform

    Legislators and representatives of Native American advocacy groups spoke at a forum on health care reform proposals for Native Americans. Issues brought up in the discussion including the…

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  • Indian Culture and Tribal Sovereignty
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    Indian Culture and Tribal Sovereignty

    The American Indian Resources Institute sponsored a forum on “Governmental Power in Indian Country,” as part of its conference entitled, “Indian Culture and Tribal Sovereignty in the 21st…

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  • American Indian Issues
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    American Indian Issues

    Graiashkibos, the new president of the National Congress of American Indians, held a news conference on Native American issues. Senator Inouye attended the news conference and expressed his…

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  • American Indians Living Off Reservations
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    American Indians Living Off Reservations

    The National Indian Affairs Council, an organization dedicated to helping American Indians living off reservations, held its annual conference in Washington DC. The panel entitled, “1992 and…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 3660 relating to reform of Ethics in Government Act of 1978. H.R. 498 was passed, to strengthen law enforcement in Indian country. S. 1783 passed to improve Indian…

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  • Overview of Indian Affairs
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    Overview of Indian Affairs

    Special Committee on Investigations held hearings to examine various matters relating to Indian affairs, focusing on problems arising from Federal Government representation of Indian…

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