OVERSIGHT HEARING on Impacts of Environmental Changes on Treaty Rights, Traditional Lifestyles, and Tribal Homelands
Thursday, July 19 2012
Senate Dirksen Bldg 628
The purpose of this hearing is to examine the disproportionate impact that climatic changes have on tribal homelands and the resources available to mitigate and adapt to the changing environment.
Panel # 1
Ms. Joann K. Chase
American Indian Environmental Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
Ms. Margaret Davidson
Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOAA Coastal Services Center, U.S. Department of Commerce, Charleston, SC
Panel # 2
The Honorable Mike Williams
Yupiit Nation, Akiak, AK
The Honorable Tex "Red Tipped Arrow" Hall
Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, New Town, ND
The Honorable Thomas Dardar Jr.
United Houma Nation, Golden Meadow, LA
Mr. Billy Frank
Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, WA
Ms. Malia Akutagawa
Assistant Professor of Law
University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, HI
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