Exploring Native American Subsistence Rights and International Treaties

October 31, 2017

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

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
2:30 p.m.
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