News Release

U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. HT, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaiʻi), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will lead a hearing entitled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”

Schatz and the committee will hear witness testimony from American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native leaders to guide the committee’s oversight and legislative work for the 117th Congress and to hear firsthand from Native communities on pressing issues in Indian Country, Hawaiʻi, and Alaska. 

Tomorrow, February 24, 2021

WHAT: Schatz to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing.

WITNESSES:

  • Honorable Fawn Sharp, President, National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC
  • Honorable Leonard Forsman, President, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Portland, OR
  • Honorable Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey, Chair, Board of Trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Honolulu, HI
  • Honorable Andy Teuber, Chairman and President, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK

WHEN: Wednesday, February 24 2021 at 2:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. HT

HOW TO JOIN: Access the hearing live stream here.

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