Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee veterans hearing

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on Thursday on Native veterans.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. It will begin with a Kiowa Veterans song performed by Dennis Zotigh and the posting of the colors by the Lumbee Warriors Association.

The witness list follows:
Panel I
MS. STEPHANIE BIRDWELL, Director, Office of Tribal Government Relations, Department of Veterans Affairs

DR. YVETTE ROUBIDEAUX, Director, Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services

MR. KEVIN GOVER, Director, National Museum of the American Indian

Panel II
THE HONORABLE WAYNE BURKE, Chairman, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

LT. COLONEL KELLY MCKAUGHAN, Director of Veterans Advocacy, Choctaw Nation
Accompanied by: MAJOR NATHANIEL “NATE” COX, Director, Choctaw Nation

MS. CHERYL A. CAUSLEY, Chairperson, National American Indian Housing Council

MS. D. NOELANI KALIPI, President, TiLeaf Group

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Programs and Services for Native Veterans (May 24, 2012)

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