Wednesday, October 30, 2013

US Senate on Indian Affairs Committee

Today is the hearing before the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in Washington DC.

628 Dirksen Office Building
2:30 PM


S. 1074, to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe; S. 1132, to provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes; and S. 161, to extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes.

2:30pm – Business meeting (should last 5 minutes)

2:35pm – Legislative Hearing will commence (members will be given 5 minutes each)

Witnesses Panel I:

Senator Burr to testify
Senator Kaine to testify
Senator Hagan to testify

Witnesses Panel II:

The Honorable Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of Interior

Witnesses Panel III:

The Honorable Stephen Adkins, Chief Chickahominy Indian Tribe, Charles City, VA
The Honorable Paul Brooks, Chairman Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC
The Honorable Gerald Gray, Chairman Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, Black Eagle, MT

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