The Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs oversees all matters regarding Native Americans and Alaska Natives, including the 574 federally recognized Indian tribes with approximately 2 million members.
Republicans on the Subcommittee are working to ensure freedom and economic development opportunity for Indian tribes across the country.
Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee:
All matters related to the Federal trust responsibility to Native Americans and the sovereignty of Native Americans.
Measures relating to the welfare of Native Americans, including management of Indian lands in general and special measures relating to claims that are paid out of Indian funds.
All matters regarding Native Alaskans.
All matters regarding the relations of the United States with Native Americans and Native American tribes, including special oversight functions under House Rule X.
All matters regarding Native Hawaiians.
All matters regarding insular areas of the United States.
All measures or matters regarding the Freely Associated States.
General and continuing oversight and investigative authority over activities, policies, and programs within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee.