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WASHINGTON US Senator Daniel K. Akaka, D-Hawaii, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will hold an oversight hearing on "Reclaiming Our Image and Identity for the Next Seven Generations," on Thursday.
Reclaiming Our Image
The purpose of this hearing is to examine ways in which all Native peoples can continue to thrive in their culture and identity through the promotion of positive images and to hear from a growing number of Native Americans who have excelled in the fields of academia, entertainment and sports.
The hearing will be webcast live on Thursday afternoon. Live video will be available here.
US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Hearing
Thursday, November 29
2:15 pm est
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Ms. Lynn Albuena
Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations
Mr. Andrew J. Lee
National Museum of the American Indian
Ms. Mary Kim Titla
San Carlos, Arizona
Mr. Sam McCracken
Nike N7 Programs/N7 Fund
Ms. Tonantzin Carmelo
Screen Actors Guild Award Nominated Actor
Los Angles, California
Ms. Marjorie Tahbone
Miss Indian World 2011 - 2012
posted November 28, 2012 6:20 am est