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 Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 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 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)