fbpx
facebook app symbol  twitter  linkedin  instagram 1
 

On Wednesday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. EDT,  the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a legislative hearing to receive testimony on:

Chairman Bryan Schatz (D-HI) and the Committee will hear from the Departments of the Interior and Health and Human Services and Tribal leaders and stakeholders on the three bills.

Never miss Indian Country’s biggest stories and breaking news. Sign up to get our reporting sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

WHAT: Sen. Schatz to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing.

WITNESSES:

  • Mr. Jason Freihage, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.
  • Mr. Benjamin Smith, Deputy Director, Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.
  • The Honorable Dr. Damon Clarke, Chairman, Hualapai Tribe, Peach Springs, Arizona
  • The Honorable Russell “Buster” Attebery, Chairman, Karuk Tribe, Happy Camp, California
  • Dr. Patrick Rock, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

WHEN: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. EDT

HOW TO JOIN: Access the live stream here.

More Stories Like This

Native News Weekly (June 16, 2024): D.C. Briefs
25th Navajo Nation Council Honors the Service of All Women Veterans
Photographs of the Homecoming of the Three Fires Powwow
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project Prepares to Kick Off Second Annual T-Ball League
Justice Dept. Scathing Report: Native Americans Face Discrimination by Phoenix Police

Join us in celebrating 100 years of Native citizenship. On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting Native Americans US citizenship, a pivotal moment in their quest for equality. This year marks its centennial, inspiring our special project, "Heritage Unbound: Native American Citizenship at 100," celebrating their journey with stories of resilience, struggle, and triumph. Your donations fuel initiatives like these, ensuring our coverage and projects honoring Native American heritage thrive. Your donations fuel initiatives like these, ensuring our coverage and projects honoring Native American heritage thrive.

About The Author
Native News Online Staff
Author: Native News Online StaffEmail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Native News Online is one of the most-read publications covering Indian Country and the news that matters to American Indians, Alaska Natives and other Indigenous people. Reach out to us at [email protected].