Canyon Village along the Porcupine River in Alaska. Photo: Elaine B. Rhode / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Witness list for House hearing on Alaska and Arizona tribal bills

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on two tribal land bills on Tuesday afternoon.

Sarah Obed, the vice president of external affairs for Doyon Limited, an Alaska Native regional corporation will provide testimony on H.R.231, the Canyon Village Land Conveyance Act. The bill requires the federal government to complete a long-overdue land conveyance to Canyon Village in Alaska.

Governor Stephen R. Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community, will testify on H.R.4032, the Gila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act. The bill resolves a number of rights-of-way, easement and boundary issues on the tribe's reservation in Arizona.

The hearing takes place at 2pm Eastern on Tuesday. It will be webcast.

House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Notice:
Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Tribal Lands Bills (February 6, 2018)

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