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Ed Markey and  Ben Lujan: Republican cuts hurt Indian Country
Ed Markey and Ben Lujan: Republican cuts hurt Indian Country (November 2, 2012)

"As the Ranking Members of the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, which has primary jurisdiction over Indian issues in the House of Representatives,...


House subcommittee plans another federal recognition hearing
House subcommittee plans another federal recognition hearing (June 28, 2012)

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, plans to call another hearing on federal recognition in order to get the views...


Rep. Young promises passage for Virginia tribal recognition bill
Rep. Young promises passage for Virginia tribal recognition bill (June 28, 2012)

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, promised to pass a bill to recognize six tribes in Virginia. H.R.783 has yet...


Rep. Lujan serves as top Democrat on key House subcommittee
Rep. Lujan serves as top Democrat on key House subcommittee (June 28, 2012)

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-New Mexico) is the new ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs. Lujan takes over the spot from Rep. Dan Boren...


Rep. Lujan: Indian Country an integral part of the US economy
Rep. Lujan: Indian Country an integral part of the US economy (November 22, 2011)

The following is a statement from Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico). This month, we recognize the enduring contributions of Native Americans and their achievements that play an important role...


House rejects bid to protect Apache sacred sites from swap
House rejects bid to protect Apache sacred sites from swap (November 3, 2011)

The House passed H.R.1904, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, last month after rejecting an amendment that would have protected Apache sacred sites. Rep. Ben Lujan (D-New Mexico)...