Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is held an oversight hearing this morning on transportation issues in Indian Country.

The hearing started at 9:30am and ran about 1 hour and 40 minutes. You can download MP3 clips below.
Opening Statements

Panel 1 - Testimony | Q&A
MR. JERRY GIDNER
Assistant Secretary Designate, Deputy Director for the Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Accompanied by: MR. LEROY GISHI, Division Chief, Division of Transportation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

MR. JOHN BAXTER
Associate Administrator, Federal Lands Highways, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Panel 2 - Testimony | Q&A
THE HONORABLE DON KASHEVAROFF
President, Seldovia Village Tribe

MR. PETE RED TOMAHAWK
Director of Transportation Safety and Road Maintenance, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

MR. ERIN FORREST
Director of Public Works, Hualapai Nation
MR. JAMES GARRIGAN
Transportation Planner, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians of Minnesota

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on transportation issues in Indian Country (July 12, 2007)

Relevant Links:
Senate Indian Affairs Committee - http://indian.senate.gov

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