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Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills

A view of Saxman Totem Park in Saxman, Alaska. Photo by Thomson200 / Wikipedia

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs holds a legislative hearing this afternoon.

Two bills are on the agenda. They are:
H.R.1880, the Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act. The bill places about 11 acres in trust for the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico.
H.R. 2388, the Subsistence Access Management Act. The bill reinstates rural designations for certain Alaska Native communities.

The hearing takes place at 2pm in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. The witness list follows:
Mr. Mike Black
Bureau of Indian Affairs
U.S. Department of the Interior
Washington, D.C.
(All bills)

Mr. Mike Canfield
President and CEO
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
& Indian Pueblo’s Marketing
Albuquerque, NM (H.R. 1880)

The Honorable Lee Wallace
Organized Village of Saxman
Ketchikan, AK
(H.R. 2388)

Committee Notice:
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1880, H.R. 2388 (July 22, 2015)

Federal Register Notice:
Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart C; Nonrural Determinations (May 7, 2007)

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