The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing titled, “Oversight Hearing on Native Communities’ Priorities for the 118th Congress” on Wednesday, March 8th at 2:30 p.m. - EST.
In order to set the priorities, the Committee will hear directly from American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian leaders to help guide the Committee’s work for the 118th Congress.
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), vice chairman of the Committee, will lead the hearing.
Schatz and Murkowski to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing.
- The Honorable Fawn Sharp, President, National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC
- The Honorable Thomas Lozano, Chairman, Board of Directors, National American Indian Housing Council, Oroville, CA
- The Honorable Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey, Chair, Board of Trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Honolulu, HI
- Ms. Nicole Borromeo, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Alaska Federation of Natives, Anchorage, AK
- Ms. Kari Jo Lawrence, Executive Director, Intertribal Agriculture Council, Billings, MT
- Mr. Rico Frias, Executive Director, Native American Financial Officers Association, Washington, DC
- Ms. Tesia Zientek, President, Board of Directors, National Indian Education Association, Washington, DC
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. ET
Live video of the event will be available here.
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