Witness list for SCIA hearing on three federal recognition bills

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on three federal recognition bills.

The bills are: S.1074, a bill to recognize six tribes in Virginia; S.1132, a bill to recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina; and S.161, a bill to recognize the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Montana.

The hearing takes place at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel 1
The Honorable Richard Burr, Senator
The Honorable Tim Kaine, Senator
The Honorable Kay Hagan, Senator

Panel 2
The Honorable Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs

Panel 3
The Honorable Stephen Adkins
Chief, Chickahominy Indian Tribe

The Honorable Paul Brooks
Chairman, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

The Honorable Gerald Gray
Chairman, Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Committee Notice:
LEGISLATIVE HEARING to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1074, S. 1132, S. 161 (October 30, 2013)

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