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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.
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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.1619 – Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1619, the Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act, on November 1, 2021.
H.R.2088 - Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2088, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition 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.
H.R.1619 – Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1619, the Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act, on November 1, 2021.
U.S. Capitol
Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Catawba Two Kings Casino
The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.
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The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.
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The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
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The Catawba Nation is hosting two job fairs as it prepares to open a temporary gaming facility in North Carolina.
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The National Congress of American Indians is expected to announce a new chief executive officer, its third in three years.
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The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
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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
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.
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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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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.
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States took testimony on bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation.
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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.
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Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.
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A bipartisan bill ensures the Catawba Nation can move forward with a gaming development on ancestral territory in North Carolina.