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Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on IRA

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday on the Indian Reorganization Act.

The hearing takes place following a business committee meeting at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Professor Frederick E. Hoxie, Swanlund Chair and Professor of History, University of Illinois

Professor William Rice
Associate Professor of Law, University of Tulsa, College of Law

Professor Carole E. Goldberg
Jonathan D. Varat Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Panel # 2
Mr. Steven Heeley
Consultant, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Professor Richard Monette
Associate Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School

Panel # 3
Mr. John E. Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

The Honorable Jefferson Keel
President, National Congress of American Indians

The Honorable Michael O. Finley
Chairman, Confederation Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Committee Notice:
The Indian Reorganization Act - 75 Years Later: Renewing our Commitment to Restore Tribal Homelands and Promote Self-Determination (June 23, 2011)

Supreme Court Decision:
Syllabus | Opinion [Thomas] | Concurrence [Breyer] | Dissent [Stevens] | Concurrence/Dissent [Souter]

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