U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene a hearing titled “Exploring Native American Subsistence Rights and International Treaties,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The hearing will examine the cultural, economic and noncommercial use of fish and marine mammals for subsistence hunting.
- The Honorable Harry Brower, Mayor, North Slope Borough
- Mr. John Hopson, Jr., Chairman, Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission
- Dr. Robert Suydam, Senior Wildlife Biologist, North Slope Borough
- Mr. Chris Swartz, President of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard
This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Chris, SwartzPresidentThe Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Dr. Robert SuydamSenior Wildlife BiologistNorth Slope Borough
Mr. John Hopson JrChairmanAlaska Eskimo Whaling Commission
The Honorable Harry BrowerMayorNorth Slope Borough