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Listening Lounge: Hearing on Navajo-Hopi land act

The House Resources Committee held a hearing on Tuesday on S.1003, the Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Amendments of 2005.

The committee heard from federal and tribal witnesses who raised concerns about the bill. Some panel voice members also voiced objections.

The hearing lasted about 1 hour and 20 minutes. You can listen to audio files of the testimony in MP3 format.

Introduction - 7:55 - 1.8MB

Panel I
Testimony - 5:26 - 1.2MB | Q&A - 30:21 - 7.0MB
William Pat Ragsdale
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Mr. Christopher J. Bavasi
Executive Director, Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation

Testimony - 17:26 - 4.0MB | • Q&A - 20:27 - 4.7MB
Panel II
Mr. Ivan Sidney
Hopi Tribe

Mr. Joe Shirley
Navajo Nation

Mr. Roman Bitsuie
Executive Director
Navajo-Hopi Land Commission Office