Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work (November 18, 2020)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 (November 17, 2020)A bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe is making progress on Capitol Hill.
Lumbee Tribe sees progress on federal recognition bill (November 16, 2020)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 (November 3, 2020)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.
Native America Calling: October in the news (October 30, 2020)After largely ignoring important Native issues during most of the campaign, President Donald Trump recently has highlighted what he says are accomplishments for Native people in key states.
Citizens of Lumbee Tribe endorse Joe Biden for president (October 26, 2020)Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
‘Incredible Lumbee, Catawba tribes’ #NativeVote20 (October 22, 2020)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 (September 28, 2020)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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