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Witness List: SCIA hearing on tribes and environmental change

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing on Thursday to discuss the impacts of environmental change in Indian Country.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel I
MS. JOANN K. CHASE, Director, American Indian Environmental Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

MS. MARGARET DAVIDSON, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOAA Costal Services Center, U.S. Department of Commerce

Panel II

THE HONORABLE TEX “RED TIPPED ARROW” HALL, Chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation

THE HONORABLE THOMAS DARDAR, JR., Principal Chief, United Houma Nation

MR. BILLY FRANK, JR., Chairman, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

MS. MALIA AKUTAGAWA, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Impacts of Environmental Changes on Treaty Rights, Traditional Lifestyles, and Tribal Homelands (July 19, 2012)

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