Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs hearing on water rights

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a hearing this Thursday on water rights.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Mr David Hayes
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Accompanied by: Mr. Mike Connor
Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior
Also Accompanied by Mr.: Del Laverdure
Principal Deputy Assistant-Secretary-Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior

Panel # 2
Mr John Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

Ms Maria O'Brien
Chair. Legal Committee, Western States Water Council

Panel # 3
Ms Judith Royster
Professor and Chapman Chair in Law, Co-Director of Native American Law Center, University of Tulsa College of Law

Mr L. Michael Bogert
Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Indian Water Rights: Promoting the Negotiation and Implementation of Water Settlements in Indian Country (March 15, 2012)

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