Published March 6, 2017
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, March 8 at 2:15 PM EST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on “Identifying Indian Affairs Priorities for the Trump Administration.”
Former Congressman Ryan Zinke, who was confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn last week as the U.S. Department of the Interior, will make his first testimony before Committee on Indian Affairs in his new role. The Department of the Interior houses Indian Affairs that oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.
The hearing may shed some light on the priorities the Trump administration may have relating to Indian Affairs.
WHAT: A committee oversight hearing on “Identifying Indian Affairs Priorities for the Trump Administration.”
WHEN: 2:15 PM EST, Wednesday, March 8, 2017
WHERE: 628 Senate Dirksen Office Building
Live video will be provided at indian.senate.gov.
The Honorable Ryan Zinke
Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.
The Honorable Alvin Not Afraid, Jr.
Chairman, Crow Nation, Crow Agency, Montana
The Honorable Keith B. Anderson
Vice Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Prior Lake, Minneapolis
The Honorable Jefferson Keel
Lieutenant Governor, Chickasaw Nation, Ada, Oklahoma
The Honorable Jamie Azure
District 1 Tribal Councilman, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Belcourt, North Dakota
The Honorable E. Paul Torres
Chairman, All Pueblo Council of Governors, Albuquerque, New Mexico