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Full Committee Hearing on: H.R. 992, H.R. 2345, H.R. 5155
Wednesday, September 25, 2002

washington, D.C.


Hearing on:
H.R. 992, to provide grants to local governments to assist such local governments in participating in certain decisions related to certain Indian groups and Indian tribes.
H.R. 2345, to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahanoock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Tribe, and the Nanasemond Tribe.  
H.R. 5155, to protect sacred Native American federal lands from significant damage. 


Witnesses

Panel I
The Honorable Nancy Johnson (R-CT) (H.R. 992)

The Honorable Robert Simmons (R-CT) (H.R. 992)

The Honorable James Moran (D-VA) (H.R. 2345)

The Honorable Jo Ann Davis (R-VA) (H.R. 2345)

 

Panel II
Mr. Chris Kearney, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, Department of the Interior (H.R. 5155)

Mr. Michael Smith, Director, Office of Tribal Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs 

 

Panel III (H.R. 5155)
Mr. Mike Jackson, Sr., President, Quechan Indian Nation

Mr. Jefferson Keel, Vice President, National Congress of American Indians

Mr. Tim McCrum, Crowell and Morning, LLP

Mr. Mike Hardiman, American Land Rights Association

 

Panel IV (H.R. 992)
Mr. Mark Boughton, Mayor, DanburyConnecticut

Ms. Dolores Schiesel, First Selectwoman

Ms. Michelle Mitchell, Native American Rights Fund

Ms. Arlinda Locklear, Attorney at Law

 

Panel V (H.R. 2345)
Ken Adams, Chief, Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe

Ms. Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, College of William and Mary

Reverend Jonathan M. BartonGeneral MinisterVirginia Council of Churches

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