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Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
With funding for Indian Country programs set to run out unless Congress acts, developments are fast-moving on Capitol Hill.
Lumbee Tribe
A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Ben Barnes
Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
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A bipartisan bill to enable the Seminole Tribe to exercise greater control over its lands has finally become law.
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.
H.R.2758 - Lumbee Recognition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2758, the Lumbee Recognition Act, on November 1, 2021.
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Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
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The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
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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
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.
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The U.S. House of Representatives is slated to approve a bipartisan bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
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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.
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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.
lumbee veteran
Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
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President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
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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.