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WASHINGTON — The Committee on Indian Affairs will host a roundtable on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the infrastructure needs in Indian Country. The “Concrete Solutions: Building a Successful Foundation for Native Communities’ Infrastructure Development” will take place today, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. – EDT.

The committee will hear from Tribal, Native Hawaiian, and administration witnesses about opportunities for and existing challenges to successful deployment of infrastructure in Native communities.

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WHEN: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

WHAT: Sen. Bryen Schatz (D-HI) to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable Discussion.

WITNESSES:

  • Mr. Anthony “Morgan” Rodman, Executive Director, White House Council on Native American Affairs, Washington, D.C.
  • Mr. Jason Freihage, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Management – Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.
  • The Honorable Janet Davis, Chairwoman, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Nixon, NV
  • The Honorable David Flute, Secretary, South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations, Pierre, SD
  • Mr. William Aila, Jr., Chairman, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Kapolei, HI
  • Mr. Anthony Walters, Executive Director, National American Indian Housing Council, Washington, D.C.
  • Ms. Carol Gore, President & CEO, Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Anchorage, AK
  • Mr. Godfrey Enjady, President, National Tribal Telecommunications Association, Chandler, AZ

HOW TO JOIN: Access the live stream here.

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