Senate hearing on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is opportunity to work for major changes in federal policy and law

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be holding an oversight hearing:

Setting the Standard: Domestic Policy Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Date:Time:

Location:

June 9, 20112:15 pm (EST)

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628

Washington, D.C

 

 

The hearing will be webcast live at www.indian.senate.gov.For resources about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples visit www.indianlaw.org

The Declaration sets an agenda for the United States and Indian nations to address important issues in Indian country and to improve government-to-government relationships among Indian and Alaska nations and the United States. Robert Coulter, executive director of the Indian Law Resource Center, is among those invited to testify. Follow this link to read a transcript of his testimony and find more resources about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.