Legislative: Hearing On Indian Affairs Bills

Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324


  • H.R. 5244 (Rep. William Keating of Massachusetts), To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act.
  • S. 607 (Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico), A bill to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities. Native American Business Incubators Program Act.
  • S. 1116 (Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota), A bill to amend the Native American Business Development, Trade Promotion, and Tourism Act of 2000, the Buy Indian Act, and the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide industry and economic development opportunities to Indian communities. Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2018.


  1. Mr. Darryl LaCounte
    Acting Deputy Bureau Director - Office of Trust Services
    Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
    Washington , D.C.
  2. The Honorable Cedric Cromwell
    Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
    Mashpee , Massachusetts
  3. Mr. Chris James
    President & CEO
    The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
    Mesa , Arizona
  4. Mr. Michael G. Anderson
    Executive Director
    Native American Contractors Association
    Washington , D.C.