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Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee education hearing






Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), on right, and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), on left, are chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Photo from April 9, 2014, hearing

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee continues its series on Indian education tomorrow.

The hearing focuses on the Bureau of Indian Education. The agency oversees 183 schools and two post-secondary institutions in 23 states.

The hearing takes place immediately following a business meeting at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
PANEL I
DR. CHARLES M. ROESSEL, Director- Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

MR. THOMAS BRADY, Director, U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC

PANEL II
THE HONORABLE BRYAN V. BREWER, President, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Pine Ridge, SD

MR. TIMOTHY BENALLY, Acting Superintendent, Navajo Nation Department of Dine Education, Window Rock, AZ

MR. MELVIN MONETTE, President-Elect, National Indian Education Association, Washington, DC

Committee Notices:
Business Meeting to consider the following legislation (May 21, 2014)
Oversight Hearing on "Indian Education Series: Ensuring the Bureau of Indian Education has the Tools Necessary to Improve" (May 21, 2014)

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