Subcommittee Hearing: Strengthening Indigenous Communities Through Cultural and Environmental Preservation

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM Presiding: The Honorable Teresa Leger Fernández, Chair

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States (SCIP) will host a virtual, fully remote oversight hearing titled, “Strengthening Indigenous Communities Through Cultural and Environmental Preservation.” This hearing will take place via Cisco WebEx and will be streamed on YouTube. For additional hearing materials and schedules, please visit the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee Repository at

Witness List

The Honorable Michael Fairbanks (testimony)


White Earth Nation Ogema, MN

Mr. Chase Meierotto (testimony)

Division Administrator, Treaty Natural Resources Division Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Bayfield, WI

Ms. Elizabeth Azzuz (testimony)


Cultural Fire Management Council Hoopa, CA

Mr. Cody Desautel (testimony)


Intertribal Timber Council Portland, OR