Hoeven to Address Trauma, Mental Health Challenges in Indian Country at Indian Affairs Field Hearing in Bismarck

August 17 2016 09:30 aaa

BISMARCK, N.D. – Wednesday morning, Senator Hoeven will address challenges in Indian Country during an Indian Affairs Committee field hearing at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC). Specifically, Hoeven will discuss his work to help Native American veterans get better access to quality, affordable health care services and the Native American Children’s Safety Act, which Hoeven authored and introduced in the Senate and the President later signed into law.

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven also works to provide Native American communities with tools to improve quality of life and safety on the reservations, including support for law enforcement, education and health care initiatives.

Indian Affairs Field Hearing

WHEN: Wednesday, August 17
9:30 a.m. CT

WHERE: United Tribes Technical College
Gymnasium Multi-Purpose Room
3315 University Drive