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Acting Ranking Member
Congressman Jay Obernolte

The Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States oversees all matters regarding Native Americans and Alaska Natives, including the 574 federally recognized Indian tribes with approximately 2 million members. 

Republicans on the Subcommittee are working to ensure freedom and economic development opportunity for Indian tribes across the country.











Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee:

  • Measures relating to the welfare of Native Americans, including management of Indian lands in general and special measures relating to claims which are paid out of Indian funds.
  • All matters regarding the relations of the United States with Native Americans and Native American tribes, including special oversight functions under House Rule X.
  • All matters regarding Native Alaskans.
  • All matters related to the Federal trust responsibility to Native Americans and the sovereignty of Native Americans.
  • General and continuing oversight and investigative authority over activities policies and programs within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee.
  • All matters regarding Native Hawaiians. 

Membership:

Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen
American Samoa, At-large

Jerry Carl
Alabama, 1st District

Matt Rosendale
Montana, At-large

Lauren Boebert
Colorado, 3rd District

Cliff Bentz
Oregon, 2nd District

 

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