PIERRE — The State-Tribal Relations Committee will hold its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. (CT) in Room 362 of the State Capitol in Pierre.

The committee was created to make a continuing study of the relations between the state and its political subdivisions and the tribes and their tribal governments. Topics covered at this meeting will include education, Native American Day, and Indian relay racing. Time will be provided for public testimony. The agenda can be viewed online.

The committee members are Senators Red Dawn Foster, Troy Heinert, Phil Jensen, Lance Russell and Jordan Youngberg; and Representatives Shawn Bordeaux, Steven Haugaard, Steve Livermont, Peri Pourier and Tamara St. John.

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