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WASHINGTON DC - Testimony will be held on Wednesday in Hawaii on the subject of economic development at a hearing called, "Strengthening Self-Sufficiency: Overcoming Barriers to Economic Development in Native Communities."
Even though Congress is in their August recess, US Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka - Democrat, chairman of the US Committee on Indian Affairs, is hosting this field hearing in his home state of Hawaii.
There will be no webcast for this hearing. The time is Hawaii time.
TIME: Wednesday, August 17
WHEN: 9:00 am
WHERE: Maui Beach Hotel
170 Kaahumanu Avenue
The Honorable Nathan Small, Chairman, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Fort Hall, Idaho
The Honorable W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chair, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, Sequim, Washington
Michael R, Smith, Deputy Bureau Director Field Operations, Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior, Washington DC
Michelle Kauhane, Deputy Director, State of Hawaii, Department of Hawaii Home Lands, Honolulu, Hawaii
Brian Patterson, President, United South and Eastern Tribes, Nashville, Tennessee
Robin Danner, President/CEO, Council for Native American Advancement, Honolulu, HI
Michael Hudson, Operations Manager, Wow Farm, Inc., Kamuela, Hawaii
posted August 16, 2011 8:30 am edt
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