joint resolution Progress
- EnactedJune 26th, 2009The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed June 9th, 2009Passed by Voice Vote
- The house has not voted
Committee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedMarch 12th, 2009
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Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009
To honor the achievements and contributions of Native Americans to the United States, and for other purposes.
Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009 - Makes specified findings, including that the Friday immediately succeeding Thanksgiving Day of each year would be an appropriate day to designate as Native American Heritage Day. Encourages the people of the United States, as well as federal, state, and local governments and interested groups and organizations, to honor Native Americans with appropriate activities to observe Native American Heritage Day, including regarding: (1) the historical status of Native American tribal governments and the present day status of Native Americans; (2) Native American cultures, traditions, and languages; and (3) the rich Native American cultural legacy that all Americans enjoy today.