RES 18 37
Support for the National Native American Veteran Memorial
|Res #:||Committee:||Submitted by:||Title: Pass →||Yes||No||Amended/Tabled||To NCAI|
|Res-18-37||Veterans||Joseph Turrey||Support for the National Native American Veteran Memorial||X||yes|
WHEREAS, the ATNI Veteran Committee supports the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indians (NMAI) efforts to construct a National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.; and
WHEREAS, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indians are now reaching out to Native Veterans of the Northwest Tribes for inclusion in the organization; and
WHEREAS, the NMAI is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and the Veterans Memorial project cannot use federal funds and can only be constructed with private contributions; now
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ATNI does hereby support the NMAI organization and to provide an opportunity to begin networking within Indian Country on this project to honor Native American Veterans; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that ATNI supports the NMAI efforts to build the National Native Veterans Memorial and related programming to honor the service of all Native American Veterans; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the ATNI Veterans Committee encourages all Tribes of ATNI to provide financial support for completing construction and continued maintenance of this project.
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