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Catawba Nation hails ‘great news’ for long-awaited gaming facility (March 25, 2021)The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds post-election business meeting (November 18, 2020)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
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.
Supreme Court opens new session amid COVID-19 and controversy (October 6, 2020)Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing (September 24, 2020)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States took testimony on bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation.
Witness list for House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples hearing (September 22, 2020)Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States legislative hearing (September 21, 2020)Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.
Catawba Nation welcomes land affirmation bill in Congress (September 16, 2020)A bipartisan bill ensures the Catawba Nation can move forward with a gaming development on ancestral territory in North Carolina.
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