Upcoming Senate and House committee hearings
There are two hearings of interest in the coming weeks.

This Thursday, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a business meeting to consider pending legislation. It will be followed by an oversight hearing on tribal colleges and universities.

Next Wednesday, on April 18, the House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on two federal recognition bills. One applies to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the other to six Virginia tribes.

Committee Notice:
BUSINESS MEETING to consider pending legislation, to be followed immediately by an OVERSIGHT HEARING on Tribal Colleges and Universities (April 12, 2007)

Committee Notice:
Full Committee Legislative Hearing: H.R. 1294 and H.R. 65 (April 18, 2007)

Related Story:
Colonists' greeters aim for federal recognition (The Hampton Roads Daily Press 4/8)

Recognition Bills:
Lumbee Recognition Act (H.R.65) | Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act (H.R.1294)

Relevant Links:
Senate Indian Affairs Committee - http://indian.senate.gov
House Resources Committee - http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

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