South Carolina Indian Affairs Commission Stand with Mauna Kea

South Carolina
-Chief Bill Harris, Catawba Indian Nation
-Chief Mary Louise Worthy and Vice Chief Dexter Sharpe, Lower Eastern Cherokee of South Carolina
-Chief Harold Hatcher and Secind Chief Cheryl Sievers-Cail, Waccamaw Indian People
-Chief Randy Crummie, Santee Indian Tribe
-Chief Ralph Oxendine, Sumter Band of Cheraw
-Kathleen Hays, Chairperson, Indigenous Women’s Alliance of South Carolina
-T. Lilly Little Water, Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Indian Affairs Commission

Brown University Letter to UH President Lassner and Video

March 13, 2019

Dear University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner,

As Kānaka ʻŌiwi living in the Northeast of what is currently the United States, we support the efforts of our ʻohana back in Hawaiʻi to protect Mauna a Wākea from further desecration. As an institution that claims to be a Hawaiian place of learning, the University of Hawaiʻi must respect the right of Kānaka Maoli to protect the sacred mountain which is a site of delicate ecological systems and several akua… CLICK HERE to read more.