S.J.Res.379 - A joint resolution to establish as the policy of the United States the preservation, protection, and promotion of the rights of indigenous Americans to use, practice and develop Native American languages, and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 09/15/1988)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs | House - Education and Labor|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 100-560|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/20/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.379 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/15/1988)
Declares that it shall be U.S. policy to promote the rights of indigenous Americans to use, practice, and develop Native American languages, including the right to use such languages as the media of instruction in State and Federal educational institutions and as the official language in their traditional territories.
Recommends that all institutions of elementary, secondary, and higher education include indigenous languages in their curricula and that competency in such languages be granted the same full academic credit as a foreign language.