Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Authorization, standards, and procedures for whether, how, and when Indian tribes should be newly recognized by the federal government"
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | 2:00 PM
Tags: Indian and Insular Affairs , Oversight
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE AFFAIRS
OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:
The Honorable Don Young
WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:
The Honorable Ken Salazar*
Stephen R. Adkins
The Honorable Diane Dillon
* Witness declined to testify.
The Committee has jurisdiction over federal recognition as well as the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs, which has administrative procedures to federally recognize tribes. The Subcommittee will hear from stakeholders, tribes and the Department of the Interior about the current process for federal recognition and potential improvements.
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