Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 10am
The House Natural Resources Committee, led by Chairman Nick J. Rahall (D-WV), will hold a legislative hearing on H.R. 725 “Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2009” in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, DC.
Panel 1 –
Rep. Ed Pastor (D-AZ)
Panel 2 –
Larry Parkinson, Deputy Asst. Secretary Department of the Interior
Panel 3 –
Shan Lewis, president of the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
Jewell James, policy advisor Lummi Indian Nation
Michael “NaNa Ping” Garcia, president Indian Arts & Crafts Association
Thursday, Dec. 3 at 2:15pm
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on “Expanding Dental Health Care in Indian Country” and one on “Promises Made, Promises Broken: The Impact of Chronic Underfunding of Contract Health Services” at 838 Hart Office Building in Washington, DC.
Dr. Ronald L. Tankersley, D.D.S, president American Dental Assoc.
Evangelyn “Angel” Dotomain, president/CEO Alaska Native Health Board
Patricia Tarren, staff pediatric dentist Department of Dentistry at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn.