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WASHINGTON - The US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a legislative hearing on Thursday, February 2 at 2:15 pm on the following three pending Senate bills:
S. 1739, A bill to provide for the use and distribution of judgment funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe by the United States Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188, and for other purposes;
S. 356, A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes; and
S. 908, A bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon.
The webcast of this hearing will be available on the scheduled hearing date.
WHEN: Thursday, February 2
TIME: 2:15 pm est
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628
The Honorable Norman DesChampe
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Cass Lake, Minnesota
The Honorable Arthur "Archie" Larose
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Cass Lake, Minnesota
The Honorable Cheryle Kennedy
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community, Grand Ronde, Oregon
The Honorable Delores Pigsley
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Siletz, Oregon
The Honorable Robert Garcia
Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, Coos Bay, Oregon
The Honorable Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon
United States Senate
Mr. Michael S. Black
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, Washington DC
updated 3:08 pm est; updated February 2, 2012 2:40 pm est; posted February 1, 2012 6:30 am est
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