Audio: Business Meeting Nomination of Robert McSwain to be Director of Indian Health ServiceAfter the meeting, the committee held an oversight hearing on "Recommendations for Improving the Federal Acknowledgment Process." It lasted about an hour:
H.R. 65, Lumbee Recognition Act
S. 1779, Tribal Health Promotion and Tribal Colleges and Universities Advancement Act
H.J. Res. 62, Native American Heritage Day Act of 2007
S.1193, the Albuquerque Indian School Act.
Audio: Opening Statements | Testimony | Q&A THE HONORABLE CARL J. ARTMANCommittee Notice:
Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
THE HONORABLE ANTHONY RIVERA, JR.
Tribal Chairperson, Juaneno Band of Mission Indians Acjachemen Nation
PATTY FERGUSO -BOHNEE
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Indian Legal Clinic, Sandra Day O' Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
BUSINESS MEETING to be followed by OVERSIGHT HEARING on Recommendations for Improving the Federal Acknowledgment Process (April 24, 2008)