Closing the Digital Divide: Connecting Native Nations and Communities to the 21st Century

April 5, 2011

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image 5WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following full committee hearing titled Closing the Digital Divide: Connecting Native Nations and Communities to the 21st Century.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Senator Daniel K. Inouye

    (D-Hawaii)

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Geoffrey C. Blackwell

    Chief, Office of Native Affairs and Policy
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Mr. Alapaki Nahale-a

    Chairman
    Department of Hawaiian Homelands
  • Ms. Loris Ann Taylor

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Native Public Media
    Taylor Testimony (69.06 KB)
  • Mr. Myron P. Naneng Sr.

    President
    Association of Village Council Presidents
    Naneng Addendum (470.76 KB)
    Naneng Testimony (93.92 KB)
  • Mr. John Badal

    Chief Executive Officer
    Sacred Wind Communications
    Badal Testimony (1.13 MB)