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Hoeven Holds Legislative Hearing to Receive Testimony on Seven Indian Bills


WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today convened a legislative hearing to receive testimony on seven bills:

S. 2165, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2019, will provide additional legal protections to Native American tribal artifacts and sacred objects by creating an explicit prohibition on exporting cultural items obtained in violation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Archeological Resources Protection Act or the Antiquities Act.

S. 2716, A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes, amends the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to correct a long-standing error created by an 1871 land survey and later 1994 amendment to the Act, that clarifies the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde intended to only relinquish land claims to the Thompson Strip in Oregon.


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