Subcommittee Hearing: The Impacts of Climate Change on Tribal Communities

Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Time: 02:00 PM Presiding: The Hon. Ruben Gallego, Chair

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States will hold a hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time in Longworth 1324 on the impacts of climate change on tribal communities. A full witness list is available below.

As with all Committee hearings, the event is open to press and the public. Watch live on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2I8J1Ln. Read Subcommitee Chair Gallego's statement here.  

Witness List

Majority Witnesses

  • Mr. Verlon Jose, Vice-Chairman, Tohono O’odham Nation, Arizona (testimony)
  • Mr. Tyson Johnston, Vice President, Quinault Indian Nation, Washington (testimony)
  • Ms. Jennine Jordan, Government Relations Liaison, Calista Corporation, Alaska (testimony)
  • Dr. Shirley Buzzard, President, The Building Resilient Communities for Climate Extremes (BRACE) Institute, Washington, D.C. (testimony)