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Full Committee Oversight Field Hearing on "Indian Education"
Friday, August 6, 2010 10:00 AM

Cheyenne River College Center, 100 Lincoln Street, Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Cheyenne River College Center
100 Lincoln Street, Eagle Butte, South Dakota
Friday, August 6, 2010
10:00 a.m. MDT


  • "Indian Education"


Panel I

David Talayumptewa
Assistant Deputy Director for Administration
Bureau of Indian Education
U.S. Department of the Interior
Washington, D.C.

Panel II

The Honorable Sharon F. Lee
Vice Chair
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Eagle Butte, South Dakota

The Honorable Rachel E. Bernie
Tribal Secretary
Yankton Sioux Tribe, Marty, South Dakota

Panel III

Cindy Young
Director of Education
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Rosebud, South Dakota

Dayna Brave Eagle
Director of Education
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Dr. Sherry Johnson
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Agency Village, South Dakota

Accompanied by:
Mr. Ted Hamilton
Tiospa Zina Tribal School

Emma Jean Blue Earth
Higher Education Director
Standing Rocks Sioux Tribe
Ft. Yates, North Dakota

Thomas Shortbull
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, South Dakota

Laurel Vermillion
Sitting Bull College
Ft. Yates, North Dakota

Additional oral testimonies were given by (from hearing audience):

Mr. R.J. Lawrence
Cheyenne River High School
Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Ms. Beverly M. Bowker
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Dupree, South Dakota

Ms. Hazel Red Bird
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Ms. Marcella LeBeau
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Eagle Butte, South Dakota

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