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Blanket from Lumbee Tribe gifted during Capitol Hill hearing
A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Ben Barnes: Shawnee Tribe stands up for its sovereignty
Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
Indian Country Legislation in U.S. House of Representatives
The U.S. House of Representatives meets on December 1, 2021, to consider Indian Country legislation.
H.R.4352 – Legislative Fix to U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Carcieri v. Salazar
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.4352, a legislative fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, on December 1, 2021.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S.1364, H.R.1975, H.R.2088 & H.R.4881
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for a legislative hearing on November 17, 2021.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
Longtime leader of Ponca Tribe resigns post amid conflicts with council
“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
H.R.4881 – Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.4881, the Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.
H.R.2758 – Lumbee Recognition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2758, the Lumbee Recognition Act, on November 1, 2021.
Indian Country bills set for passage in U.S. House of Representatives
Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Key Senate leader seeks hearing on Lumbee Tribe federal recognition
The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
Bureau of Indian Affairs opens consultation on federal recognition
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work
Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
H.R.1964, Lumbee Recognition Act
A bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe is making progress on Capitol Hill.
Lumbee Tribe sees progress on federal recognition bill
The U.S. House of Representatives is slated to approve a bipartisan bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
Indian Country Today: Native voters play role in key Senate races
With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is just too close to call
Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
United South and Eastern Tribes welcome new members
The United South and Eastern Tribes membership now includes 33 Tribal Nations whose homelands extend from the northeastern woodlands to the Everglades and across the Gulf of Mexico.
Citizens of Lumbee Tribe endorse Joe Biden for president
Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
‘Trump is hitting us really hard’: Biden campaign confronts last minute push for Native vote
Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
‘Incredible Lumbee, Catawba tribes’ #NativeVote20
President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
House Committee on Natural Resources schedules markup on Indian Country bills
Bills to return land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, address bison management and improve tribal economic development programs are on the agenda.
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