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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. - EST, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing titled, “From Languages to Homelands: Advancing Tribal Self-Governance and Cultural Sovereignty for Future Generations.”

DETAILS

WHAT:         A committee oversight hearing titled, “From Languages to Homelands: Advancing Tribal Self-Governance and Cultural Sovereignty for Future Generations”

WHEN:         2:30 p.m. - EST, Wednesday, December 9, 2020

WHERE:      628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

In accordance with guidance from the Senate Sergeant at Arms, the Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, the hearing room will be closed to the general public. Two seats will be available for media in the hearing room on a first-come, first-served basis. The hearing will be live webcast https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.indian.senate.gov/hearings&source=gmail&ust=1607470763747000&usg=AFQjCNH7BVG_EFOHM79KKdoFGTzqy0vxqg">here.

WITNESSES

  • THE HONORABLE BRIAN VALLO, Governor, Pueblo of Acoma, Acoma, NM (Virtual)
  • THE HONORABLE KIRK FRANCIS, President, United South and Eastern Tribes Sovereignty Protection Fund, Nashville, TN (Virtual)
  • MR. JOHN ECHOHAWK, Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, CO (Virtual)

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