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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 630, H.R. 1240, H.R. 1722, H.R. 2461, H.R. 2839 and H.R. 3371 | Indian and Insular Affairs Subcommittee

On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 630 (Rep. Grijalva), “Urban Indian Health Confer Act”;
  • H.R. 1240 (Rep. Feenstra), “Winnebago Land Transfer Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 1722 (Rep. Salinas), “Grand Ronde Reservation Act Amendment of 2023”;
  • H.R. 2461 (Rep. Crane),San Juan Southern Paiute Tribal Homelands Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 2839 (Rep. Hoyle), To amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, and for other purposes; and
  • H.R. 3371 (Rep. Johnson of SD),Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act”.

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel I: 

The Hon. Bryan Newland
Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs
U.S. Department of the Interior
Washington D.C. [H.R. 1240, H.R. 1722, H.R. 2461, H.R. 2839, and H.R. 3371]

The Hon. Melanie Anne Egorin, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Legislation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington D.C. [H.R. 630]

Panel II:

The Hon. Victoria Kitcheyan
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Winnebago, NE [H.R. 1240] 

The Hon. Johnny Lehi Jr.
San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe
Tuba City, AZ [H.R. 2461] 

The Hon. Ryman LeBeau
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Eagle Butte, SD [H.R. 3371] 

The Hon. Frank Star Comes Out
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Pine Ridge, SD [H.R. 3371] 

The Hon. Alfred “Bud” Lane III
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Siletz, OR [H.R. 2839] [Minority Witness] 

Ms. Francys Crevier
National Council of Urban Indian Health
Washington, D.C. [H.R. 630] [Minority Witness] 

The Hon. Michael Langley
Tribal Council Secretary
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde
Grand Ronde, OR [H.R. 1722] [Minority Witness]