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SCIA hearing on Thursday on the federal trust responsibility

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding an oversight hearing on the federal trust responsibility this Thursday.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Ms. Melody McCoy
Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

Mr. Matthew L. M. Fletcher
Professor of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law

Mr. Daniel Rey-Bear
Partner, Nordhaus Law Firm

Panel # 2
The Honorable Levi Pesata
President, Jicarilla Apache Nation

Mr. Ray Halbritter
Nation Representative, Oneida Indian Nation

The Honorable Fawn Sharp
President, Quinault Indian Nation

The Honorable Brooklyn D. Baptiste
Vice-Chairman, Nez Perce Tribe

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Fulfilling the Federal Trust Responsibility: The Foundation of the Government-to-Government Relationship (May 17, 2012)

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