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MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Lankford to Hold Indian Affairs Field Hearing in Oklahoma

 WASHINGTON, DC – The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight field hearing on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. entitled “Advancing Economic Success in Indian Country”. Oklahoma Senator James Lankford (R-OK) will chair the meeting. The hearing will focus on the success stories of how Tribes and individual Native American business owners have achieved sustainable, independent economic success; what barriers they face to continue success; and how their stories can be used by others who are struggling to achieve the same goals. 

WHAT: Senate Indian Affairs Field Hearing entitled, “Advancing Economic Success in Indian Country

WHEN: Wednesday, May 27, at 4:30 pm CT

WHERE: Anadarko High School Auditorium 
    1400 Warrior Drive 
    Anadarko, OK 73005
                Sean Kouplen
                Chairman/CEO, Regent Bank, Chairman of the Board of OneFire Holdings
     Pamela Huddleston Bickford
                President/CEO, Cherokee Data Solutions
     Dennis Ruttman
                Superintendent, Caddo Kiowa Tech Center
     Dottie Overall
                District Director, Small Business Administration
     Clark Southard, MSA, Lt. Col., US Army (Ret.)
     Executive Director, Washita Valley Regional Partnership, Chairman, Oklahoma Southwest Alliance,
     Vice-Chairman Delaware Nation Economic Development Authority

For more information, click here. Reporters who would like to attend the hearing should contact Aly Beley at Aly_Beley@Lankford.Senate.gov or 202-870-2530.