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Pamunkey Tribe observes anniversary of Pocahontas wedding (04/08)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia participated in a re-enactment of the 1614 wedding between Pocahontas and English settler John Rolfe.

Mackinac Tribe files suit against DOI to gain federal recognition (04/07)
The Mackinac Tribe of Michigan is suing the Obama administration in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves tribal recognition bills (04/03)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved two federal recognition bills at a business meeting on Wednesday.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting & hearing (03/31)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and a hearing on Wednesday.

Al Jazeera: Ramapough Nation demands cleanup of toxic sites (03/21)
The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey is still waiting for Ford Motor to clean up toxic sites that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses.

WNPR: Land claims not a threat from newly recognized tribes (03/18)
Politicians in Connecticut are citing land claims in their opposition to federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs but law professor doesn't see litigation as a threat.

Final highlights from NCAI's winter session in Washington DC (03/14)
The National Congress of American Indians wrapped up its winter session in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

Opinion: Federal recognition matters influenced by lobbyists (03/14)
Writer links opposition to federal recognition for the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut to lobbyists and groups funded by wealthy, unidentified backers.

Editorial: Connecticut argues against its own recognized tribes (03/13)
Connecticut newspaper detects some hypocrisy in opposition to federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Opinion: Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe still fighting for legitimacy (03/10)
Federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs have politicians in Connecticut worried about the resurgence of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe:

Editorial: Some Indians become inconvenient for Connecticut (03/07)
Newspaper wonders why politicians in Connecticut are fighting federal recognition reform at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Editorial: Don't let BIA water down federal recognition process (03/06)
Connecticut newspaper calls on Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject proposed changes to the federal recognition process that could affect state-recognized tribes.

Louisiana governor leaves Indian affairs office vacant for years (03/04)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has left the Office of Indian Affairs vacant for six years.

Connecticut governor opposes BIA federal recognition reforms (02/27)
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) is asking President Barack Obama to stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from making changes to the federal recognition process

Grand River Bands moving closer to federal recognition decision (02/21)
The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians in Michigan will finally receive an answer on its federal recognition petition.

Montana senators back federal recognition for Little Shell Tribe (02/20)
Montana's two U.S. Senators are supporting federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Pamunkey Tribe went to England to document recognition bid (02/04)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia made four trips to England to bolster its federal recognition petition.

BIA publishes list of federally recognized tribes on schedule (01/28)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be publishing its annual list of federally recognized tribes on schedule for the first time in years.

Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition (01/27)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia is urging supporters not to send comments to the Bureau of Indian Affairs on its federal recognition petition.

Nipmuc Nation sues BIA over federal recognition decision (01/27)
The Nipmuc Nation of Massachusetts is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

BIA issues preliminary decision in favor of Pamunkey Tribe (01/20)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia has won preliminary approval of its federal recognition petition, a first in a state where officials tried to eradicate all traces of non-Indian identity.

Al Jazeera: Conference tackles broken recognition process (01/20)
Al Jazeera reports on a conference at Arizona State University that focused on the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Town doesn't support recognition for Brothertown Nation (01/13)
The Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin isn't seeing much local support for restoration of its federal recognition.

Writers based 'Red Road' on Ramapough Lunaape Nation (01/13)
The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey will once again see its people depicted by Hollywood, this time on The Red Road on the Sundance channel.

Saginaw Chippewa descendants seek recognition as a tribe (01/06)
Descendants of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan are seeking federal recognition as a new tribe

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