Subcommittee Hearing: SCIP Legislative Hearing – November 13, 2019

Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Ruben Gallego

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States (SCIP) will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill:

  • H.R. 4957 (Rep. Ruben Gallego), To amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. “Native American Child Protection Act.”

Witness List 

Panel I 

Mr. Spike Bighorn (testimony)

Deputy Bureau Director, Office of Indian Services U.S. Department of the Interior 

Washington, DC 

Rear Adm. Brandon L. Taylor (testimony)

Chief of Staff, Indian Health Service 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Rockville, MD 

Panel II 

Ms. Aurene Martin (testimony)

Board Member, National Indian Child Welfare Association 

Portland, OR 

Ms. Anita Fineday (testimony)

Managing Director, Indian Child Welfare Association 

Seattle, WA 

Dr. Art Martinez  (testimony)

Tribal Child Welfare Specialist, Tribal Law and Policy Institute Carson City, NV