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Native American Connectivity Act hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session on S. 2382, to establish grant programs for the development of telecommunication capacities in Indian country, May 20, 2004, Washington, DC. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Communication.,
  • Telecommunication policy -- United States.,
  • Computer networks -- West (U.S.),
  • Telecommunication systems -- West (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 108-592
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .I45 2004g
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3371173M
LC Control Number2004451506
OCLC/WorldCa56571104

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