"Senate Hearing On Sams To Head National Parks Set For Oct. 19"

"WASHINGTON — A politically polarized Senate has set Oct. 19 for a hearing on the nomination of former Oregon tribal leader Chuck Sams as the next director of the National Parks Service.

Sams, the longtime administrator of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, will appear before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee.

Sams is the latest in a series of nominations by President Joe Biden that is part of an effort to restore environmental policies rolled back under President Donald Trump."

Gary A. Warner reports for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin October 13, 2021.


"Native American Nominated For National Park Service Director" (National Parks Traveler)

Streaming Video of Hearing (10 am ET) (Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee)

Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 10/19/2021