The IT, media, and telecommunications
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- Native American Communications Council
- Press Release, 13 January 1995. NACC established to develop
Native American telecommunications.
- INDIANnet BBS
- 3 May 1995. An announcement.
- Telecommunications Technology and Native Americans:
Opportunities and Challenges
- OTA Report on Native Telecommunications, 23 August 1995. Re.
the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment report,
Telecommunications Technology and Native Americans:
Opportunities dnd Challenges, which is excellent. Access
- Business as Usual!
- By Larry Kibbey, 27 October 1995. Why is the need for Tribal
access to the Internet Important? The Federal budget cuts
will adversely affect mmuch needed Indian Programs. The recent
BIA layoffs, with 1,500 at the tribal and agency level.
Importance of urging Clinton to veto the budget bill. The
Internet is an important tool for communications nation wide
for our tribes.
- Benton releases report on Native Ameicans and
- 27 May 1999. Increasingly, Native Americans are recognizing
that telecommunications and information technologies are
essential to their future prosperity. Many tribes are only
in the early stages of this endeavor and federal agencies,
foundations, businesses and policy makers have yet to fully
include tribes and Indian people in growth and development
opportunities in the telecommunications and technology
- A Nation Online, But Where Are the Indians?
- By Kade Twist, 12 March 2002. American Indian leaders and
federal policymakers awaiting the latest data for Internet
use among Native American households will have to continue
waiting. On February 5, the National Telecommunications and
Information administration (NTIA) released A Nation Online:
How Americans Are Expanding Their Use of the Internet, its
first study of American Internet use to be released under
the Bush administration. Unfortunately, A Nation Online
excludes data relating to American Indians.