20 U.S. Code § 7517 - Definitions
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In this part:
(1) Native Hawaiian
The term “Native Hawaiian” means any individual who is—
(B) a descendant of the aboriginal people who, prior to 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now comprises the State of Hawaii, as evidenced by—
(2) Native Hawaiian community-based organization
The term “Native Hawaiian community-based organization” means any organization that is composed primarily of Native Hawaiians from a specific community and that assists in the social, cultural, and educational development of Native Hawaiians in that community.
(3) Native Hawaiian educational organization
The term “Native Hawaiian educational organization” means a private nonprofit organization that—
(C) incorporates Native Hawaiian perspective, values, language, culture, and traditions into the core function of the organization;
(4) Native Hawaiian language
The term “Native Hawaiian language” means the single Native American language indigenous to the original inhabitants of the State of Hawaii.
(5) Native Hawaiian organization
The term “Native Hawaiian organization” means a private nonprofit organization that—
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