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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on IHS

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More on: 113th, ihs, montana, scia, senate, wyoming
     


The Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital in Crow Agency, Montana. Photo from IHS

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a field hearing on the Indian Health Service tomorrow.

The hearing will focus on the Billings Area. Tribal leaders in Montana and Wyoming have complained about the level of service and the quality of care in the region, whose director resigned after just 18 months on the job.

The hearing takes place at 10:30am at the Billings Public Library in Billings, Montana. The witness list follows:
Panel 1
•The Honorable Yvette Roubideaux
Acting Director of the Indian Health Service-U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

•Mr. Randy Grinnell
Deputy Director of Field Operations-Indian Health Service-U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Panel 2
•The Honorable Darrin Old Coyote
Chairman-Crow Tribe of Montana

•The Honorable A.T. "Rusty" Stafne
Chairman-Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation

•The Honorable Mark Azure
President-Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation

•The Honorable Carole Lankford
Vice-Chair-Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation

Panel 3 •Mr. Tim Rosette
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Rocky Boy Tribal Health Board-Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation

•The Honorable Llevando Fisher
President-Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation

•The Honorable Darrell O'Neil
Chairman-Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation

•The Honorable Willie A. Sharp
Chairman-Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing on "The Indian Health Service: Ensuring the IHS is Living Up to Its Trust Responsibility." (May 27, 2014)

Relevant Documents:
Crow Tribe Press Release | Crow Legislature Resolution

Related Stories:
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne share personal IHS stories (5/26)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules field hearing on IHS (05/21)
Editorial: Scrutiny needed for Indian Health Service in Montana (05/08)
Lawmakers request GAO investigation of IHS office in Montana (5/5)


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