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Mr. President, the Federal Government must also begin the healing process. Not until our Nation understands the significance of the events surrounding the 1893 overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i will American people appreciate the meaning of the Native Hawaiian rights movement, which grows each day.
Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Senator (1993)
Senate floor debate on P.L. 103-150, the Apology Resolution
- It is especially true that, in the current era of tribal self-determination, formal government-to-government relationships between tribes and the United States are enormously beneficial not only to Native Americans but to all Americans. 43 CFR Part 50 NPRM (DOI 2015)