WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today released the following statement after the Senate approved a resolution he introduced with Vice Chairman Tom Udall to recognize November as National Native American Heritage Month.
“Our bipartisan resolution recognizes November as National Native American Heritage Month,” said Hoeven. “We appreciate our Senate colleagues for expeditiously passing this resolution that honors Native Americans, their culture, heritage, traditions, and achievements that have contributed greatly to our country.”
In addition to Hoeven and Udall, the following senators joined as co-sponsors of the resolution: Jerry Moran (R-KS), John Barrasso (R-WY), James Lankford (R-OK), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), James Inhofe (R-OK), Jon Tester (D-MT), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Tina Smith (D-MN), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Mark Warner (D-VA), Angus King, Jr. (I-ME), Charles Schumer (D-NY), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and John Thune (R-SD).
To read the full resolution, click here.