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I recently took part in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee oversight hearing focused on evaluating the response and mitigation to the #COVID19  pandemic in Native communities across the nation.

I recently took part in a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs legislative hearing which focused on bills that aim to improve health care and help protect Alaska Native and Native American cultural heritage.

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing next month on why it took the Treasury Dept months -- months -- to distribute $8 billion in emergency COVID-19 relief to Native American tribes, says Sen. Tom Udall. "Unconscionable," he says in a statement.

WATCH LIVE: I'm speaking on the STOP Act, my legislation to prohibit the exporting of sacred Tribal artifacts, today in a key Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing.

Indian Health Service announced today that it is "immediately" beginning to distribute $600M of the ~$1B it got from the coronavirus stimulus bill. "I am relieved," Sen. Udall, vice chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, says in a statement.

In this week’s VA News episode, learn about Secretary Wilkie’s remarks to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, where you can get answers on MISSION Act’s Community Care program, and “Cards for Connection” playing cards.

During a Senate Indian Affairs Committee Nomination Hearing to consider Rear Admiral (RADM) Michael D. Weahkee to be Director of the @IHSgov , I questioned RADM Weahkee on how we can best address health care and sanitation needs in Alaska.

Savanna's Act, amended, just cleared the Senate Indian Affairs Committee with zero opposition. 12 ayes, 0 nays, 1 not present.

Not Invisible Act also just passed the Senate Indian Affairs Committee with zero opposition. 12 ayes, 0 nays, 1 not present.

Watch now as @PatriceKunesh , our Center for Indian Country Development Director, testifies to the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Live: Testimony: @MinneapolisFed  @FedIndianCenter 

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Senator John Hoeven, the new head of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is pro-pipeline and called #NoDAPL  "violent." This isn't good.

Today, Special Agent in Charge Jill Sanborn provided testimony before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Read her statement for the record here:

Today, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard a bill that would eliminate federal Native Hawaiian housing programs. I won't stand for it.

Senator John Hoeven, the new head of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is pro-pipeline and called #NoDAPL  "violent." This isn't good.

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