Native American Public Telecommunications



Hawaiian Sovereignty (10/4/00)

Date of this Version

October 2000


A bill to federally recognize Native Hawaiians has just passed the House, but the Hawaiian sovereignty movement is split on the issue. Some fear that federal recognition of Native Hawaiians will lead to a trust relationship with the U.S. They argue that Hawaii will turn into nothing more than an island reservation. Others say that federal recognition will actually protect a portion of their land base and provide much needed program dollars. Guests include Hawaiian sovereignty activist Dr. Kekuni Blaisedale.

10042000.rm (6497 kB)
RealMedia Audio File of the Radio Program

This document is currently not available here.