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Oversight Hearing on "Authorization, standards, and procedures for whether, how, and when Indian tribes should be newly recognized by the federal government: Perspective of the Department of the Interior"
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:00 AM
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515






Oversight Hearing on:

  • "Authorization, standards, and procedures for whether, how, and when Indian tribes should be newly recognized by the federal government: Perspective of the Department of the Interior"

Member Statements:

The Honorable Don Young
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Kevin Washburn
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs 
Department of the Interior

Accompanied by:
Lawrence Roberts
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior

Background:

An oversight hearing on federal recognition was last held in the Subcommittee on June 27, 2012. In the last Congress, several bills were introduced to recognize new tribes, and one bill to establish new standards and procedures for administrative recognition by the Secretary. During this hearing, the Subcommittee will seek the perspective of the Department of the Interior regarding federal recognition of new Indian tribes.

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